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Stables to South of Downs Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Hunstanton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.9302 / 52°55'48"N

Longitude: 0.51 / 0°30'36"E

OS Eastings: 568806

OS Northings: 339930

OS Grid: TF688399

Mapcode National: GBR P32.9RK

Mapcode Global: WHKPF.TL1Z

Plus Code: 9F42WGJ6+32

Entry Name: Stables to South of Downs Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 November 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 479121

ID on this website: 101379718

Location: King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE36

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Old Hunstanton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Hunstanton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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213/4/10005 Stables to South of Downs


Stables. C18, with C20 alterations. Built for the Lestrange estate. Chalk lump with brick dressings and decoration, set on brick and carstone plinth. Pantile roof covering. PLAN: Linear range, subdivided into 4 sections not linked internally. FRONT(south) elevation; 3 of 4 original stable doors remain, the most westerly now altered and with C20 double doors. The 2 central stables have windows to the side of the doorways. REAR elevation with later carstone lean-tos. West gable with pitching hole above ventilation slit, both now blocked.
INTERIOR: double butt-purlin roof with morticed collars. Harness pegs retained in east end stable.
HISTORY: the stables form one side of a U-shaped group made up of the farmhouse and the barn. Together with the livestock sheds and the granary, the stables form an unusually complete example of a C18 arable farmstead. All are shown on a plan of the farm of 1819.

Listing NGR: TF6880639930

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