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Latitude: 52.246 / 52°14'45"N
Longitude: 0.4117 / 0°24'42"E
OS Eastings: 564743
OS Northings: 263604
OS Grid: TL647636
Mapcode National: GBR N9Y.2XB
Mapcode Global: VHJGJ.2TZ3
Plus Code: 9F426CW6+9M
Entry Name: Range of Stables on West Side of Stable Yard at Heath House Stables
Listing Date: 30 October 2006
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1392773
English Heritage Legacy ID: 505817
Location: Newmarket, West Suffolk, Suffolk, CB8
Civil Parish: Newmarket
Built-Up Area: Newmarket
Traditional County: Cambridgeshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Newmarket All Saints
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TL66SE MOULTON ROAD
177-1/0/21 (North side)
30-OCT-06 Range of Stables on West Side of Stabl
e Yard at Heath House Stables
Range of racehorse stables on the west side and facing facing onto main stable yard. 1881. For Edward Wetherby, owner, on behalf of lessee, Matthew [Mat] Dawson, racehorse trainer, in style similar to Heath House Stables, Range of Stables on North Side of Yard, (q.v.). Red brick with gault brick dressings, end-gabled slate roof.
PLAN: Short range of three loose boxes and boiler room at south end.
EXTERIOR: single storey. On the front the plinth and quoining to corners and door jambs of flush gault brick. Three stable doors.
INTERIOR: loose boxes lined with hoop-iron strapping.
HISTORY: these stables were originally the sweat rooms of Fred Archer, the most famous jockey of the C19. The three rooms were the sweat box, the towel and shower room and the cooling off area. They were later converted into stables. The copper survives in use in the lean-to boiler room on the south end. See also entry for Heath House Stables, Range of Stables on North Side of Yard (q.v.).
REFERENCE: (Forest Heath District Council: Newmarket Horse Racing Training Yards: 1992; Onslow R: Headquarters, A History of Newmarket and its Racing: Cambridge: 1983-: 99-111); Onslow R: History of Heath House: unpubld: 1993.
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