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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1302327



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Newark and Sherwood

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Rufford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Jul-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 241930

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6/80 Stable block at Rufford Abbey 1O. 7. 75 G.V. II

Stable block, now shops and craft centre. Late C17, altered and reroofed late C19. Brick with ashlar dressings, hipped plain tile roofs. Chamfered brick plinth, first floor band, eaves band, moulded and dentillated brick eaves, ashlar quoins. Most rainwater heads have beast masks. 2 ridge stacks. 2 storeys, 6 bays wide by 6 bays deep. 4 ranges around square courtyard. Windows are paired glazing bar sashes with blocked chamfered ashlar architraves and mullions. Courtyard archways have each a pair of panelled doors. East front has central doorway with elliptical headed chamfered blocked architrave, flanked to left by 2 windows and beyond, blocked opening. To right, 3 windows. Above, central cartouche and Arms, flanked by 3 windows. South front has a single window at each end. Above, to left, 2 windows, and to their right, 2 C20 casements and another window. West front has central arch flanked by 3 windows. Above, cartouche and Arms, flanked by 3 windows. North side has central blocked round headed archway with projecting quoins and keystones. Flanked by 2 blocked windows and beyond, single windows. Above, to left, 3 windows and to their right, 2 blocked openings and a single window. All north side windows have rubbed brick relieving arches. Interior of courtyard has to east, central arch flanked to left by chamfered doorway. Above, central C17 mullioned leaded casement with hood mould. South side has central chamfered doorway with elliptical head and hood mould, flanked by 2 mullioned casements of various sizes. Beyond, to right, door in chamfered surround, with hood mould. Above, central C20 light with hood mould. Above again, gabled louvred dormer and to right, louvred vent, both C19. West side has central arch with, to left, C20 door and beyond, mullioned casement. To right, casement flanked by single doors, all C20. Above, central mullioned casement, and above again, 2 louvred vents. North side has central round headed doorway with C20 door, flanked by glazing bar cross windows with rubbed brick heads. Above, 5 C20 casements. Above again, louvred vent and gabled louvred dormer. North range has oak span beams with ogee stops. Softwood queen post truss roofs with strutted minor king posts and double purlins.

Listing NGR: SK6452264750

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 33 Nottinghamshire,

National Grid Reference: SK 64522 64750


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