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Description: Stable Court, Stable Cottages and Riding School at Thoresby Hall
Date Listed: 11 August 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 242277
OS Grid Reference: SK6382371321
OS Grid Coordinates: 463823, 371321
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2351, -1.0452
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PERLETHORPE THORESBY PARK
SK 67 SW
1/135 Stable court,
and riding school
at Thoresby Hall
(formerly listed as
one item with
Stable court, stable cottages and riding school. 1865. By A.
Salvin for the third Earl Manvers. Plain and rockfaced ashlar
and brick. Graduated slate roofs. Elizabethan Revival style.
Plinth, first floor band, rebated eaves, shouldered coped gables
with kneelers and ball finials. Windows are mullioned casements,
some with hood moulds. 8 side wall and 5 ridge stacks. 2 and 3
storeys. 7/4 bays wide by 4 unequal bays deep. 4 ranges around
square courtyard, plus adjoining cottages and riding school to
north. Buttressed east front has projecting central gabled
porch with octagonal flanking turrets, pepperpot domes and
finials. Central round headed arch flanked by single lights.
Above, to left, central gabled dormer flanked by single large
bracketed dormers with round headed loading doors. To right,
casement flanked by single lights. To right again, bracketed
dormer and small gabled dormer. To their right, single casement.
Projecting right gable has single casement and above, 2
casements. Above, central blank panel and above again, a round
opening. Stable cottages, adjoining to north, 4 bays, have to
east 2 doors each flanked by single casements. Above, 4
casements. Above again, 2 gabled cross eaves dormers. North
gable has a casement on each floor. South front has central
projecting wing with stepped shouldered double gable and a gable
at each end. Off-centre pair of casements with stepped heads,
flanked by single doors with segmental heads and beyond, single
casements. Above, 2 casements and above again, to right, a
casement. West front has projecting gable to left. 17 breathers.
Above, to left, a casement. To right, 4 dormers. North front
has 2 gabled wings and 2 hipped single storey lean-to additions.
Adjoining head gardener's cottage and outbuildings, 2 storeys, 5
bays, have a coped gable with kneelers. Single bay 2 storey
addition to west, late C19. Ground floor openings have segmental
heads. Adjoining buttressed riding school, 6 bays, has coped
gable with kneelers. North side has to left, slated lean-to
addition. To right, C20 barn door opening. Interior has
chamfered brick segmental transverse arches and principal rafter
roof. Courtyard has doorways with segmental heads. East front
has chamfered central arch flanked by 2 casements and 2 doors.
Archway contains pair of latticed timber gates with ornamental
ironwork. On each side, 2 doors. Above, off-centre gabled porch
with ball finials. To left 2, and to right, single dormers.
South side has central gable with segmental archway flanked by 4
pairs of round headed carriage doors. Beyond, single doors.
Above, central gable with 2 casements. At each end a small
dormer. West front has central gabled bay with 2 casements,
flanked by 2 doors and single casements. North side has central
round headed door with lamp bracket, flanked by 4 casements and 2
doors. Above, central dormer flanked by single larger dormers.
Beyond, single small dormers.
Listing NGR: SK6382371321
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