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Carriage House/Stables Approximately 30 Metres North-West of Beechgrove House, Scawby

Description: Carriage House/Stables Approximately 30 Metres North-West of Beechgrove House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 166063

OS Grid Reference: SE9677405340
OS Grid Coordinates: 496774, 405340
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5358, -0.5413

Location: Coach House Gardens, Scawby, North Lincolnshire DN20 9BJ

Locality: Scawby
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN20 9BJ

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Listing Text

(west side, off)
19/102 Carriage-house/stables
approximately 30 metres
north-west of Beechgrove
25.7.86 House


Incorrectly marked as Station Road on Ordnance Survey map. Former carriage-
house/stables for The Grove (qv). 1890-91 for Joseph Cliff. Yellow-grey brick
with sandstone ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof; C20 asbestos roof to court-
yard. Wooden clock/bell turret with lead roof. Approximately rectangular on
plan: U-shaped ranges of stables/carriage-rooms around central covered courtyard
with entrance to south; wing and outshut to left return. Balanced asymmetrical
front with recessed single-storey entrance bay flanked by 2-storey wings with
single first-floor windows, the wing to right rising to a 3-storey tower sur-
mounted by a turret. Chamfered plinth. Entrance has pair of board gates and
square-section piers with moulded ashlar caps flanked by coped walls ramped-up
to wings, carrying gabled roof with shaped bargeboards, moulded wooden raking
cornice and finial. Wings have pairs of 12-pane ground-floor sashes with cham-
fered ashlar sills and lintels, first-floor string courses. Wing to left has
first-floor board door beneath ashlar lintel and projecting timber hoist bracket,
coped gable with shaped kneelers and ball finials. Wing to right has single
first-floor 12-pane sash, overhanging eaves with exposed rafter-ends, and hipped
roof flanking central square-section tower to front with string course, cham-
fered angles, ashlar bands, pair of slit vents to each face, moulded ashlar
coping and wooden clock/bell turret with panelled sides, single circular open-
ings, cornice and gablet to each face, beneath dome with weathervane finial.
Right return: 2-fold panelled door and 3-pane overlight beneath lintel to left,
2 narrow rows of windows to coach-rooms with glazing bars in ashlar surround,
string courses, 2 half-dormer windows with sashes beneath lintels and hipped
roofs with finials. Roof hipped to right, with finial and twin banded and cor-
niced stacks linked by round arch; raised ventilator to ridge on left, adjoining
tower. Left return: wing with projecting stack in angle, carriage door beneath
lintel, ground-floor sash, string course, first-floor slatted ventilator and
slit vents. To left, ground-floor pivoted casements with glazing bars in reces-
sed architraves, pair of dormers with sashes and hipped roofs. Interior. To
left side of courtyard: board door to stone staircase with ramped handrail,
ornate cast-iron newel and plain balusters; 4 stables, each with board doors,
pivoted 4-pane overlights and single sashes beneath cambered arches. To right:
carriage-room with pair of sliding doors beneath cornices and lintels; board
door, overlight and sash window to pine-panelled office. To centre: inserted
sliding door to 3 stalls. Courtyard roof has iron frame supported on ashlar
corbels, north gable window with 13 round-headed lights. Tiled stables contain-
ing cast-iron and panelled screens, feed-chutes from granary first floor left.
An impressive building, disused and in decay at time of resurvey.

Listing NGR: SE9677405340

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Source: English Heritage

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