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Description: Stables and Carriage House Approximately 20 Metres to South-East of Burton Constable Hall
Date Listed: 16 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 166680
OS Grid Reference: TA1897836634
OS Grid Coordinates: 518978, 436634
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8124, -0.1945
BURTON CONSTABLE BURTON CONSTABLE PARK
9/5 Stables and carriage
house approximately 20
16.12.66 metres to south -east of
Burton Constable Hall
Stables and carriage house, now outbuildings and shop. c1760-70 by Thomas
Lightoller for William Constable, with later additions and alterations.
Reddish-brown brick in stretcher bond with red brick and ashlar dressings
and with graduated Welsh slate and pantile roof. Plan: buildings arranged
around 2 inner courtyards with block to rear. Neoclassical style. Main
(east) facade: 2-storey, 6-bay centre between 3-storey, single-bay towers;
central 2 bays and end. bays break forward slightly. Plinth. Centre and
end bays have 2-storey, round-arched recesses with red gauged brick heads
and ashlar impost bands. Central entrance a part-glazed 6-panel door under
flat arch of red gauged brick. Above, a moulded ashlar band supporting
stone horse's head. To either side of entrance are round-arched recesses
with ashlar sills and red brick heads containing ornamental urns. Otherwise
ground floor has 12-pane sashes to outer bays and similar dummy sashes to
other bays, all with ashlar sills and under flat arches of red rubbed brick.
First floor: bays 2 and 3 have 8-pane casements, bays 4-7 have similar dummy
openings; all with ashlar sills and under flat arches of red rubbed brick.
Moulded cornice which continues as string course to outer bays. Pediment to
centre. Outer bays have 8-pane casements to second floor, under flat arches
of red gauged brick and peaked roofs. South facade: designed in 3 separate
blocks. First block similar to east facade except with central 2-storey
carriage arch flanked by unequally hung 9-pane sashes with radial glazing to
head and lunette window to pediment. Second block of 2 storeys, 9 bays:
central pedimented break-forward contains round-arched carriage entrance;
arcade of 4 round-arched recesses to either side, all with rubbed red brick
arches and ashlar imposts. Outer bays have 12-pane sashes to ground floor
with ashlar sills under flat arches of red rubbed brick. Oculi to first
floor except to centre. Moulded cornice. Pantile roof, hipped to right.
Third block of single storey and 7 bays: plinth. Arcade of round-arched
recesses. To centre are inserted double doors. To outer bays are board
doors with divided overlights under flat arches of red gauged brick.
Otherwise 12-pane sashes with ashlar sills and flat arches of red gauged
brick. Pantile roof hipped to right. Further block set back of no special
interest. Facades similar to north side. First inner courtyard has arcade
of double carriage doors under round arches, otherwise 6-panel doors and 12-
pane sashes to ground floor. 8-pane casements to first floor. Tall
carriage arch leads through to second courtyard which has plank carriage and
stable doors. 12- and 16-pane sashes to ground floor. 12-pane sash and
Yorkshire sash to first floor otherwise multi-paned windows. Pevsner N,
Yorkshire, York and the East Riding, 1978, p 212.
Listing NGR: TA1897836634
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