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Latitude: 54.6264 / 54°37'34"N
Longitude: -1.6394 / 1°38'21"W
OS Eastings: 423381
OS Northings: 525753
OS Grid: NZ233257
Mapcode National: GBR JGZY.WB
Mapcode Global: WHC58.SZJ7
Entry Name: Black Boy Stables and Outbuildings
Listing Date: 1 October 1976
Last Amended: 24 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1322863
English Heritage Legacy ID: 112200
Location: Shildon, County Durham, DL4
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Shildon
Built-Up Area: Shildon
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Shildon
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 22 NW SHILDON SOHO
Black Boy Stables and
4/84 outbuildings (previously
1/10/76 listed as "Black Boy Stables"
Stables and outbuildings. Early C19, restored in late 1970's. Hammer-dressed
sandstone and Welsh slate roofs. Single-storey, 3-bay stable has central
boarded door flanked by square openings with flush lintels and projecting sills.
Set-back, 2-bay lean-to addition to left has dressed quoins, similar openings
and a monopitch roof (concealed to rear of left return by a short section of
flat-coped parapet). Later gabled addition to rear of left return. Detached,
square-plan building, to right of stable, was formerly embattled and known as
the "castle cabin".
The stables were built where coal wagons left the Black Boy and Brussleton Inclines
to join the horse-drawn system. The buildings were damaged by fire in 1985 and
were derelict and partly roofless at time of survey.
(Shildon S.&.D.R. Jubilee committee, Shildon Urban Rail Trails, 1975)
Listing NGR: NZ2338125753
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