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Stables, Clock Tower and Outhouses at Beaumanor Hall, Woodhouse (Grade II*)

Geo: 52.7371, -1.2049
Date ListedThu 15th March, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressStables, Clock Tower and Outhouses Beaumanor Park Woodhouse LE12 8TX
GradeGrade II*
Grid ReferenceSK5378215798
LBS189194
Volume, Map, Item286, 1, 138
ParishWoodhouse
WardForest Bradgate
DescriptionStables, clock tower and outhouses of c1842-54. Red brick in Jacobean style with stone dressings, parapet cornice, coped Dutch gables and plain tile roof with two ridge stacks. Buildings lie round large courtyard to right of mansion. Gauged brick lintels and fine quality doors, frames and overlights. Various tall one storey ranges project from mansion with stable and other doors. Three gateway ranges, gables facing, with stone dressings to pilasters and stone arches with carved keystones. At right end of courtyard a range of two storeys and attic with five gables. Segmental arches over five pairs of carriage doors with 2 light stone mullion windows above, the central a French door. Five bull?s eye windows in gables. To either side a similar single storey of one arched doorway will bull?s eye over. Rear of this range similar but without carriage doors, and to rear light an elaborate tall square clock tower of fire stages, the 4th with holes to pigeon loft all round, the 5th of high relief carved stone strapwork etc., with a four faced clock, one of metal, the others of carved stone with Roman numerals. Above a leaded ogee shaped roof with small lucarnes and short fleche. A brick wall with stone coping and end piers stretches part of way across courtyard near mansion. Buildings dated 1854 on rainwater heads.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.

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