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© Mr F. Bryan Basketter LRPS

IoE Number: 212839
Location: STABLES AT DUNHAM HALL,
  DUNHAM MASSEY, TRAFFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr F. Bryan Basketter LRPS
Date Photographed: 10 May 2005
Date listed: 05 March 1959
Date of last amendment: 12 July 1985
Grade I

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SJ 78 NW DUNHAM MASSEY DUNHAM PARK 6/81 Carriage house immediately to south of kitchen courtyard (formerly listed as Stables at 5.3.59 Dunham Hall) G.V. I Carriage house incorporating stabling and storage, now ticket office, toilets, storage and National Trust interpretation centre. 1721 on clock turret. Flemish bond brickwork, stone dressings and graduated stone slate roof. 7-bay range with 4-bay wings creating a symmetrical U-shaped plan around a courtyard. All of 2 storeys. Carriage bays and stabling on ground floor with storage and perhaps domestic accommodation on the upper floor. Stone plinth. 3 carriage bays with segmental stone arches, keystones and impost blocks on either side of a central 2-storey high carriage-way which has giant pilasters, entablature and pediment on the inner side and semi-circular archway on the outside with impost blocks, stone voussoirs and pediment over. 3 cross windows with stone mullions, transoms and surrounds to each wing on the ground floor. Later stone carriage bay to right wing and door to left wing. All first floor windows are segmental headed sashes with moulded architraves. One small eaves pediment to each wing and 1 oeil-de-boeuf to the end of each wing. The roof, which has hips to the wings and coped gables with kneelers to the main range is centrally surmounted by a large timber clock turret, lead covered bell cupola and weather-vane. The outer (west) elevation has 3 cross windows (as above), 2 rows of vents to the upper floor and 2 chimney stacks with diagonally set shafts. A bread oven projects from the north elevation. Interior: 1 stall remains in the south wing. The first floor has been removed in the north wing. Pegged king-post roof trusses.

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