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Description: Winestead Hall Hospital Office and Service Block
Date Listed: 30 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 166639
OS Grid Reference: TA2975725923
OS Grid Coordinates: 529757, 425923
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7136, -0.0354
PATRINGTON WINESTEAD LANE
TA 22 NE
(north side, off)
3/62 Winestead Hall Hospital
office and service block
Stable block, now hospital office and service wing. 1762, attributed to
John Carr of York, for Sir Robert Hildyard. Alterations and additions of
1930s and later. Red brick in English bond, Westmorland slate roof; wooden
clock turret with lead roof. Classical style. U-shaped on plan, with
blocked former central entrance to rear courtyard. One and half storeys.
South front of 7 bays with second and sixth pedimented bays breaking
forward. Plinth. Blind arcade of full-height round arches with ashlar
impost band and rubbed-brick arches. Central former entrance arch with
inserted door in rendered brick blocking, C20 doors in rendered surrounds to
bays 1 and 7, 18-pane sashes to remaining bays with sills and rubbed-brick
flat arches. First floor: short 8-pane sashes to bays 4-7, tripartite
sashes to bays 1-3 in widened openings, in similar surrounds to ground
floor. All windows are C20. Moulded wooden cornice and pediments. Hipped
roof. Central clock tower of 2 stages: square-section first stage with
recessed half-columns at angles carrying moulded segmental pediments and
domed roof, circular belfry with colonuade carrying plain frieze, belled roof
with ball finial and wrought-iron weather-vane with gilded weathercock.
Left and right returns, of 3 bays, have similar blind arcading: right return
has central door, 18-pane sash to right, partly-blocked window to left, 8-
pane first-floor sashes; left return has similar ground-floor and first-
floor sashes, with inserted sashes to central bay. Rear has datestone above
blocked central entrance inscribed: RH ; door to right (west) wing with
keyed flat arch. Formerly served as stable block and grooms' quarters for
the Hildyard country house known as Red Hall, demolished 1936-7, the site of
which is still visible to the south. The design of the block and clock
tower is similar to those by Carr at Heath Hall and Ormesby Hall, North
Yorkshire. N Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire, East Riding,
1972, p 371; York Georgian Society, The Works in Architecture of John Carr,
1973, p 35.
Listing NGR: TA2975725923
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Source: English Heritage
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