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Description: Coach-House and Stable Range Approximately 150 Metres East of Cowick Hall
Date Listed: 16 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 164948
OS Grid Reference: SE6583021153
OS Grid Coordinates: 465830, 421153
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6827, -1.0048
SNAITH AND COWICK SNAITH ROAD
SE 62 SE
(south side, off)
3/87 Coach-house and stable
range approximately 150
metres east of Cowick
Coach-house and stables, now offices. 1804, probably by Joseph Bonomi, for
John Dawnay, 5th Viscount Downe and Baron of Cowick; later C19-C20
alterations and stucco to stable wings; alterations and additions of c1985.
Coach-house of red brick in Flemish bond with sandstone and limestone ashlar
dressings; stable wings stuccoed, with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof.
Coach-house in Classical style. plan: 4-room central entrance-hall coach-
house range, with adjoining stable range to rear and projecting stable wings
enclosing yard to west; unsympathetic C20 range linking wings across front
of yard. Coach-house: 2 storeys with attic to central bay, flanked by 2-
storey 2-bay wings and single-storey 7-bay stable ranges. Coach-house, west
front: plinth, tripartite central bay with recessed panel containing 6-panel
door and 6-pane overlight in recessed architrave beneath rubbed-brick
cambered arch, flanked by single narrow recessed panels. Pairs of former
carriage entrances to each side with C20 windows. All ground-floor openings
with thin sandstone ashlar lintels. Moulded first-floor sill string course.
Central bay with 6-pane casement beneath cambered arch in recessed round-
headed panel with ashlar archivolt and impost band, and small casement in
weatherboarded tympanum, flanked by pairs of ashlar pilasters carrying
broken pediment with acroteria, and clockface in tympanum. Side bays have
similar sashes, ashlar cornice and blocking course. Stable wings, interior
facing courtyard: plinth; recessed inner bays each have a round-headed
recessed panel with impost band, a 9-pane casement below and a semicircular
window above with glazing bars, and a continuation of ashlar cornice from
adjoining coach-house; outer bays have rectangular recessed panels
containing 12-pane casements with sills and segmental arches. West fronts
of stable wings have recessed central panels with 6-pane casements in ashlar
architraves flanked by narrow single panels. Coped parapet, roof hipped to
front. South side of stable range has angle pilaster to left, three 12-pane
casements in ashlar architraves. Interior of coach-house contains hall with
cantilevered ashlar staircase with plain wrought-iron balustrade, pair of
round-headed doors to granary lofts with radial fanlights over fielded
Listing NGR: SE6583021153
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Source: English Heritage
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