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Description: Stable Block of Middleton Lodge
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 322127
OS Grid Reference: NZ2224206845
OS Grid Coordinates: 422242, 506845
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4565, -1.6584
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MIDDLETON TYAS KNEETON LANE
NZ 20 NW (east side, off)
2/61 Stable Block of Middleton
4.2.69 (formerly listed as
Stables and Coach-House
at Middleton Lodge)
Stable block with stables, coach-houses and hayloft. c1780. By John Carr
of York or John Foss of Richmond for George Hartley. Coursed sandstone with
ashlar dressings, Westmorland slate roofs. Built on 3 sides of a courtyard,
of one and 2 storeys. Main elevation of central range (facing south-east):
3:3:3 bays. Central block of 2 storeys, with arcaded effect to ground floor
achieved by continuous archivolt and imposts. Ashlar voussoirs to
semicircular arches, the central one open forming carriageway, the outer
ones with recessed blocking containing round-headed windows. First floor:
3 oculi in ashlar surrounds. Cornice. Hipped roof. Outer ranges, both
alike: single storey. Central round-arched doorways, recessed as windows
described before, with 6-panel leaved door below fanlight to left, board
door below open tympanum to right; and archivolt continued as band over
flanking round-arched windows. Cornice. Hipped roof to outer ends. Rear
of central block: rubble above ashlar plinth. Ashlar surround to central
archway. Ashlar mounting block to left. 2 first-floor square shuttered
openings with ashlar surrounds. Inner elevation of left side range: 2-
storey, 3-bay stables with ashlar plinth, 16-pane sash windows in ashlar
surrounds flanking central round-arched ashlar surround with impost to board
door below fanlight with radial glazing bars; 2-storey 2-bay coach-house
with ashlar surrounds to coach archways which project slightly, with hipped
roof above returning to hipped outer end of stable roofs; 3-bay single-
storey bothy with ashlar plinth; 12-pane unequally-hung windows flanking
central doorway, all in ashlar surrounds, with hipped roof to outer ends.
Right side range matching. Interior: buildings are lined with brick and
have king-post roof trusses. The stables have original stalls, separated by
cast-iron posts with acorn finials and with wrought-iron bars set above
boarded partitions, wrought-iron mangers and enamelled basins. A straight
flight of ashlar steps to the right of the entrance gateway gives access to
the first-floor haylofts. The fourth side of the courtyard is closed by a
low rubble wall with central gate, on either side of which are semi-
elliptical retaining walls for manure.
Listing NGR: NZ2224206845
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Source: English Heritage
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