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Stable Block

A Grade II Listed Building in Dodcott cum Wilkesley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 52.9939 / 52°59'37"N

Longitude: -2.6124 / 2°36'44"W

OS Eastings: 358990

OS Northings: 344236

OS Grid: SJ589442

Mapcode National: GBR 7P.HFXP

Mapcode Global: WH9BN.V05N

Entry Name: Stable Block

Listing Date: 19 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1357426

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422453

Location: Dodcott cum Wilkesley, Cheshire East, SY13

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Dodcott cum Wilkesley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Burleydam St Mary and St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 54 SE
6/27 Stable Block
Stable block. 1837. By Edward Blore. Red random bond brick with
ashlar dressings and a slate roof with lead flashings. Two storey and
single storey ranges with turrets of 3 storeys height set around a
rectangular courtyard. Entrance front: projecting archway slightly to
left of centre with an ashlar plinth common to the whole building.
Four-centered archway with ashlar hinge dressings and arch with double
chamfered reveal and hood mould. Above this is a gable with ashlar
coping and at either side are octagonal turrets which diminish in
girth via offsets and are capped by lead spirelets. To either side
are four bays of blank walling divided by buttresses with ashlar
offsets and with a blind lancet to the centre of each bay. To right
and left are two-storey cottages. These each have a square turret to
the corner nearest the centre of the front with a doorway to the
ground floor with ashlar lintel and Tudor hood mould. Lancets to
first and second floors divided by a stringcourse, cusped moulding to
the ashlar eaves which support a concave pyramidal roof. The left
hand cottage has a slightly recessed gable at left of the turret which
has a canted bay window with hipped roof to the ground floor and a
2-light window to the first floor with a stone hood mould. Ashlar
coping and finial to the gable. The right hand cottage has a similar
bay at left to the right of which are two further bays, that at centre
slightly recessed and having a 2-light ground floor window with stone
hood mould and a 2-light C20 window to the first floor. To the right
of this is a slightly projecting bay which has at left a 2-light
window and a similar window to first floor centre, both with Tudor
hood moulds and stone sills. Two-flue chimney stack with octagonal
flues to left of centre of this block. The courtyard has a 3-bay,
2-storey carriage house range opposite the entrance arch which has a
central projecting bay with a 6-panel door to the ground floor with
ashlar lintel and hood mould. To either side are double carriage
doors with ashlar hinge dressings and ashlar four-centered arches. To
the first floor above are three 2-light windows with ashlar sills and
lintels and three gablets above with stone kneelers and coping and
sceptre finials. To either side are single storey ranges with 2-light

Listing NGR: SJ5899044236

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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