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Listed Building: STABLE BLOCK TO FOSTON HALL (1096554)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 469, 2, 24
Date assigned Wednesday, September 4, 1985
Date last amended


Stable block, now administrative building to HM Detention Centre. Dated 1905. Jacobean Style. Red brick with ashlar dressings. Plain tile roof with central clock turret and bell cupola with weather vane. Two ridge stacks with triple polygonal shafts. Single storey arranged around a square courtyard. Symmetrical east elevation of nine bays. Central ashlar carriage entrance with open pedimented gable enclosing coat of arms and the date 1905. Tuscan columns arid frieze with triglyphs and lozenges. Three bays on either side with cross windows. Three hipped roof dormers above. Projecting end bays with shaped gables, 3-light mullioned and transomed window and 4-light window above. Arrow slit in the gables. Within the courtyard the elevations have cross windows and doorways with steep pediments. Louvred ventilation lanterns and upper doorways with hoists. Some later fenestration. The ranges extend half way along the fourth side and are linked by a wall. In the north east angle, a polygonal stair tower. Listing NGR: SK1850531800

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Grid reference SK 18505 31800 (point)
Map sheet SK13SE

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Jun 23 2008 9:03AM

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