THE FORMER STABLES OF STANMER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1380959
Date first listed:
02-Nov-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
26-Aug-1999
Statutory Address:
THE FORMER STABLES OF STANMER HOUSE, STANMER PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE FORMER STABLES OF STANMER HOUSE, STANMER PARK

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

District:
The City of Brighton and Hove (Unitary Authority)
National Park:
SOUTH DOWNS
National Grid Reference:
TQ 33568 09512

Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3309 STANMER PARK 577-1/9/1112 The former stables of Stanmer House 02/11/54 (Formerly Listed as: STANMER PARK The Stables at Stanmer House)

GV II*

Stables. c1725, probably much altered with refacing of inner walls in yellow brick and raising of outer walls in red brick. The building forms 3 sides of a courtyard with a low tower in the centre, over the carriage entrance. Yellow brick set in Flemish bond on the inner sides; the outer walls of coursed flints, with dressings of red brick, except that the walls on the north-west front have been raised in red brick set in English bond; the inner walls of yellow brick set in Flemish bond, and probably dating from the early C19; a late C19 wing added at the western corner is of flint with brick dressings; roofs of slate, Lakeland slate to the tower, Welsh and asbestos slate elsewhere. On the outer side the round-arched carriage entrance has been rebuilt in yellow brick with the remains of a red-brick soldier-arch above; it is flanked by flat-arched windows, with 3 segmental-arched windows above and a brick dentil cornice; pyramidal roof now lacking its finial; the wings to either side have small louvred openings, one segmental-arched window to the western end, and 2 loft doors breaking through the eaves under hipped roofs. On the inner side, the carriage entrance has a keystone marked with the Pelham buckle; the ground-floor openings are a mixture of lunette windows and round- and segmental-arched entrances, some now altered; there were segmental-arched carriage entrances at the ends of the wings, both of which are now altered and that to the east now blocked; storey band; the upper windows of the tower flat-arched; the parapet of the side wings interrupted by flat-arched dormer windows.





Listing NGR: TQ3356809512

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
481302
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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