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Coach House, Stable Block, Gate Piers and Boundary Wall to the East of Holkham Hall, Holkham

Description: Coach House, Stable Block, Gate Piers and Boundary Wall to the East of Holkham Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 223353

OS Grid Reference: TF8858042841
OS Grid Coordinates: 588580, 342841
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9498, 0.8055

Location: Holkham, Norfolk NR23 1AB

Locality: Holkham
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR23 1AB

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Listing Text


5/38 Coach House, Stable
Block, Gate Piers and
Boundary Wall to the
East of Holkham Hall


Stable/Coach House block, arranged partly around a courtyard open on N side.
Late C18/early C19. Gault brick with limestone dressings, slate roofs, partly
hipped. One and two storeys. Symmetrical facade to S with advanced central
block of 6 bays. Tw central bays pedimented. Rusticated quoins, plain stone
strings and plinths. Lower 3-bay side wings, still of 2 storeys, slightly
recessed from main block. One storey stable ranges with semi-circular headed
arcading with mullet stone arches and keystones. Plain stone string at impost
level. Some louvred openings with rubbed brick semi-circular arches. Moulded
stone eaves and parapets. Gault brick chimney stacks on ridge line with moulded
stone caps. Pedimented gables at SE and SW corners with oculi in keyed stone
surrounds. N facade of central block has 6 pairs of large doors under segmental
heads. Glazed iron-framed canopy supported on cast iron columns. Sash windows
with glazing bars and ganged arches over openings. Lower side wings have hipped
dormers. Entrance flanked by stone gate piers with ball finials: stone-capped
gault brick boundary wall liking to two 2-storey corner turrets with stone
rusticated quoins, pyramidal roofs with gilded ball finials.

Listing NGR: TF8858042841

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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