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© Mr F. Bryan Basketter LRPS

IoE Number: 212853
Location: STABLES AT DUNHAM HALL,
  DUNHAM MASSEY, TRAFFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr F. Bryan Basketter LRPS
Date Photographed: 10 May 2005
Date listed: 12 July 1985
Date of last amendment: 12 July 1985
Grade I

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SJ 78 NWDUNHAM MASSEYDUNHAM PARK6/94Stables to southof Hall(formerly listed

SJ 78 NW DUNHAM MASSEY DUNHAM PARK 6/94 Stables to south of Hall (formerly listed as stables at 5.3.59 Dunham hall) G.V. I Stables, now including a restaurant and shop. Probably 1721 (date of carriage house [q.v.]) but extended to the west in the late C18. Flemish bond and English garden wall bond brickwork, stone dressings and graduated stone slate roof. Long U-shaped range of stables symmetrically planned about a central entrance. Subsequently widened to the west forming an M-shaped roof. 9 bays with 2-bay wings at either end and 2 storeys thoughout. Stone plinth, first floor band, small eaves and hipped roofs. Each bay has a cross window with stone mullions, transomes and surround, and leaded lights at ground floor except for bays 4 and 10 which have door openings with triple keystones and stone surrounds and the central bay which has pilasters, entablature, pediment and a segmental headed door with stone surround and triple keystone. First floor has an oeil-de-boef with stone surround and leaded light to each bay. Small eaves pediments over bays 4 and 10. 2 ridge chimney stacks. West elevation of 7 bays with stone plinth, similar windows on both ground and first floors. Pedimented central feature breaks forward with semi-circular stone dressed door openings with fanlight and triple keystone. Detached stone mounting steps at each end. Interior: the oak stalls remain in much of the original range some being separated by large Ionic columns turned in oak. Pegged oak king-post roof trusses to each range, some with curved diagonal members.

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