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Stable Block and Attached Walls Approximately 9 Metres to South of Loton Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7261 / 52°43'33"N

Longitude: -2.9547 / 2°57'17"W

OS Eastings: 335617

OS Northings: 314696

OS Grid: SJ356146

Mapcode National: GBR B8.177B

Mapcode Global: WH8BJ.LQ6Z

Plus Code: 9C4VP2GW+C4

Entry Name: Stable Block and Attached Walls Approximately 9 Metres to South of Loton Park

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308301

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258933

Location: Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Alberbury with Cardeston

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Alberbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

Tagged with: Stable

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Description


SJ 3514; 12/28

ALBERBURY WITH ALBERBURY, CARDESTON C.P., Stable block and attached walls approx. 9 metres to south of Loton Park

GV

II

Stable block and attached walls. Dated 1833 and 1835, probably by Thomas
Jones of Chester. Red brick with red sandstone ashlar dressings; plain
tile roof. U-plan; Tudor Gothic style. One storey and attic. Chamfered
plinth, parapeted gables with chamfered stone coping, moulded kneelers
and obelisk finials at feet and apexes; three brick ridge stacks consisting of
pairs of chamfered square shafts with moulded tops. South-west (entrance)
front: chamfered stone mullioned and transomed windows with lozenge-pattern
cast-iron casements and returned hoodmoulds; flanking gabled wings with
2-light attic windows and 3-light ground-floor windows; central gabled break
with one-light window and stone shield dated 1835 in tympanum, and large
hollow-moulded Tudor archway; right-hand return front: three windows;
central gabled break with chamfered octagonal clock surround in tympanum,
and smaller flanking gabled semi-dormers with 2-light mullioned windows.
North-west range dated 1833. Section of forecourt wall adjoining stable
block to south-east; red sandstone ashlar on coursed rubble base; L-plan;
chamfered plinth, chamfered coping, ramped up at each end, and square
gate pier to right with trefoil-headed panelled sides and gabled top.
Short section of garden wall adjoining to north-east; c.1870;red brick
with red sandstone ashlar dressings; L-plan; chamfered plinth and chamfered
coping with globe finial at corner and end. Interior of stable block
not inspected. Thomas Jones carried out a remodelling of and extensions
to Loton Park (qv) in c.1830 and c.1838. The stable block forms one side
of the forecourt to the house, opposite the former estate office (qv).


Listing NGR: SJ3561714696

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