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Stableyard Buildings at East End of Howick Hall, Longhoughton

Description: Stableyard Buildings at East End of Howick Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237010

OS Grid Reference: NU2483017553
OS Grid Coordinates: 424830, 617553
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4512, -1.6090

Location: Longhoughton, Northumberland NE66 3LB

Locality: Longhoughton
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3LB

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Listing Text


16/119 Stableyard
buildings at
east end of
Howick Hall

Stableyard group. 1782 by William Newton for Sir Henry Grey. Main block
ashlar, other parts ashlar and squared stone, with squared rubble on some
rear elevations; Graduated Lakeland slate roofs except for Welsh slates on
south slope of main block. Plan: Rectangular main block with ranges around
courtyard on north.

South front of main block 2 storeys, 1 + 3 + 1 bays. Plinth, ground floor
impost string, 1st floor band. Blind arcade to ground floor. Slightly-
projecting centre has various sashes on ground floor and 12-pane sashes above.
Modillion cornice and pediment. Left end bay has blind window above attached
wing; right end bay has 12-pane sashes. Hipped roof with centre belfry which
has string course carried up over clockface below round arch with imposts and
plain flanking pilasters; pyramidal slated roof with weathervane. Left return
1 + 3 + 1 bays with slightly-projecting pedimented centre. Plinth and sill
bands. 12-pane sashes except for doorway, with 6-pane overlight, right of
centre. Right return 1 + 2 + 1 bays. 1st floor band. Slightly-projecting
centre has 12-pane sashes and plain pediment; end bays blind.

Elevations to courtyard: 3-bay north elevation of main block has 1st-floor
sill band; central round arch, with flush-panelled double doors and radial
fanlight, flanked by later openings; 12-pane sashes above; modillion cornice.
Stables in east range single storey, 2 + 5 + 2 bays; taller central part, set
forward, has boarded doors, with 3-pane overlights, in end bays and 12-pane
sashes between; coped gables with stepped-and-banded stacks. Flanking parts
have boarded doorways in end bays and 6-pane sashes. Coach-house is 2-storey
3-bay centre part of north range with boarded doors in segmental arcade

On west side a pedimented central gateway with rusticated quoins and elliptical
arch, and tall wall; in front of wall to right a single-storey building with
4 stable doors and 4 small sashes.

Listing NGR: NU2483017553

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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