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Latitude: 51.9023 / 51°54'8"N
Longitude: 0.473 / 0°28'22"E
OS Eastings: 570232
OS Northings: 225524
OS Grid: TL702255
Mapcode National: GBR PHF.LFT
Mapcode Global: VHJJ9.4GX2
Entry Name: Stable and Carriage House to Rear of North Lodge
Listing Date: 2 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308517
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115015
Location: Great Saling, Braintree, Essex, CM7
Civil Parish: Great Saling
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Great Saling St James
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 72 NW GREAT SALING THE STREET
2/130 Stable and Carriage
House to rear of
North Lodge, Saling
Stable and carriage house. Mid C19. Red brick with moulded brickwork.
Original interlocking red tiles of Broomhall Cox Taylor's patent. Crenellated
effect ridge tiles. A large unusually well detailed building. To the right is
the gabled crosswing Carriage House with moulded coping, 3 windows with moulded
surrounds to apex, moulded band under and stone panels to left and right. 3
light windows with transoms to left and right of the tall central doorway which
has a segmental pointed arch of 2 moulded orders. Band over. The top light has
glazing bars. Original vertically sliding door. 2 ornate carved panels and
finials to double vertically boarded doors. Central stable block and to left
the large hipped roof of the covered yard. This roof has square glazed lantern
surmounted by pyramidal apex and weathervane with a sailing ship. The windows
of the lantern each of 5 lights with centre transoms, the upper half of each
light with 2 circular lights. Below this lantern an ornate entrance gable
breaks through the eaves level with mouldings to vertically boarded loft door
and yard entrance. Moulded eaves cornice. 3 moulded and chamfered recessed
panels, one to left and 2 to right of entrance gable, that to far right with C19
2 light casement. Between these panels and either side of the entrance are
shields in small panels. Moulded plinth. The left return (to Piccott's Lane)
of 5 similar panels and a vertically boarded door. The rear wall similar.
Interior details include: Carriage House with moulded brick cornice, above which
are decorative circles and stars or circles with scallops. Roof structure is
Queen posts to collars with King post over, all with hand wrought iron ties.
Straight braces to main tie beam. Paved floor. C19 2 light windows to return
wall. Tack room with fireplace and vertically boarded walls. Central 3 stables
and one mare and foal stable, each with wooden lower panels and iron railed
upper panels. Heavy door posts surmounted with carved ball in crown finials.
Herringbone brick floors. The covered yard with similar good detail and boarded
floor to hay loft. Water tank over.
Listing NGR: TL7023225524
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