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Description: Stable Block Approx 30 Yards North-East of Belsay Hall
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238506
OS Grid Reference: NZ0888578434
OS Grid Coordinates: 408885, 578434
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1003, -1.8623
26/19 Stable block approx 30
of Belsay Hall
(formerly listed as
Nos 1 and 2 Hall, Stables |
Stable block. 1810-17 by Sir Charles Monck. Ashlar with Lakeland slate roof.
Open courtyard plan. Greek revival style. 2 storeys. ll-bay centre with
projecting one-bay wings.
Central block has pedimented middle bay, with pilasters, flanked by 3 elliptical
carriage arches with 4-leaf doors, to left and right. Pilasters separate these
from outer bays which have boarded doors, and 15-pane casements on each floor.
Pedimented projecting wings with angle pilasters and blocked tripartite windows.
Moulded cornice. Gabled roof with corniced ridge stacks and a large central
octagonal corniced clock tower with stone drum and dome, this is based on the
Tower of the Winds at Athens.
Belsay: English Heritage: HMBC: 1984.
Country Life Vol. LXXXVIII, p. 300 Hall
p. 324 Gardens
Vol. CXXV p. 725 Hall
Listing NGR: NZ0888578434
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Source: English Heritage
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