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Description: Coach-House/Stable/Granary Range and Adjoining Screen Wall Approximately 30 Metres West of Whitgift
Date Listed: 16 September 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 165429
OS Grid Reference: SE8162522828
OS Grid Coordinates: 481625, 422828
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6955, -0.7652
SE 82 SW TWIN RIVERS MAIN STREET
granary range and
adjoining screen wall
16.9.81 approximately 30 metres
west of Whitgift Hall
Coach-house and stable/granary range incorporating 2 houses, and adjoining
screen wall. c1819, incorporating earlier garden wall to north and west
sides. For Coulman family. Red brick, with south and east fronts of stock
brick in Flemish bond with white lime pointing. Westmorland slate roofs.
Main range L-shaped on plan: 3-room north range with central carriage house,
tack-room, stable and house at east end. 7-room west stable range with
house to south end. Screen wall extends across east side of yard from north
range to west wing wall of Whitgift Hall (qv). 2 storeys. West range.
South side: 2 first-floor windows. Central 6-fielded-panel door with
moulded lintel and geometric overlight in reveal flanked by 12-pane sashes;
unequal 9-pane first-floor sashes. East side: 8 first-floor openings. 5
entrances (3 with 6-fielded-panel doors, 2 with doors missing) with
ventilator grill overlights beneath rubbed-brick flat arches. 8 ground-
floor windows (4 with 6-pane sashes over slatted ventilators, one with
ventilator above glazed section, 3 with glazing missing). Round-headed
opening to far right, into lobby with stable door and window. First floor:
4 openings with slatted ventilators, one with 2-light window, remainder
empty. North range. South side: 3 first-floor windows. Central carriage
entrance with pair of damaged 6-fielded-panel doors beneath rubbed-brick
basket arch, flanked by 6-fielded-panel door to left beneath moulded lintel
and plain overlight; partly-blocked window to right with small inserted
panelled door. First floor: slatted ventilator to central opening, inserted
2-light windows to either side. All doors, windows and hatches beneath
rubbed-brick flat arches; all windows and hatches with stone sills.
Fragmentary moulded wooden eaves cornice throughout. Hipped roof. Pair of
truncated ridge stacks to north range. West range, west side, has angle
pilaster to right, pair of segmental-headed ground-floor openings with board
doors flanked by small breathers, 10 first-floor segmental-headed openings
(3 with slatted ventilators, 3 with vertical glazing bars and fragmentary
glazing, 3 empty). North range, north side, has 6-fielded-panel door and
plain overlight in architrave beneath segmental arch to left, 12-pane sash
to right in flush wooden architrave beneath segmental arch; pair of first-
floor unequal 9-pane sashes above in flush wooden architraves, with 3
slatted ventilators and board door to right, all beneath segmental arches.
Short single-storey height stone-coped wall to left, adjoining western
forecourt to pier north of Whitgift Hall (qv),contains board door to privy
beneath segmental arch. Stone-coped screen wall at right angles to left
encloses east side of stableyard, and contains a single 6-fielded-panel door
beneath a segmental arch. Interior. Southern room of west range and tack
room in north range contain fielded-panelled cupboard doors; damaged
sandstone staircase in west range; hinged shutters behind ventilator
overlights; not fully investigated. A well-built range, contemporary with
the gateway and stable range to the south (qv), dated to 1819. See Item
1/38 for additional historical details. Empty and partly derelict at time
of resurvey (April 1987).
Listing NGR: SE8162522828
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