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Black Boy Stables and Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Shildon, County Durham

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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

Plus Code: 9C6WJ9G6+H7

Entry Name: Black Boy Stables and Outbuildings

Listing Date: 1 October 1976

Last Amended: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

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

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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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