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Old Grand Stand, Richmond

Description: Old Grand Stand

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 322850

OS Grid Reference: NZ1596702194
OS Grid Coordinates: 415967, 502194
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4149, -1.7555

Location: Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 4TD

Locality: Richmond
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL10 4TD

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Listing Text

1. 1.8.52. Old Grand Stand,
NZ 10 SE 6/7
Old Race Course


The grade shall be amended to read II* (star).


1. Old Grand Stand,
Old Race Course
NZ 10 SE 6/7 1.8.52.


Fairly large rectangular building in ashlar. Ground storey, facing the
course, has five round-headed arches with Tuscan arcade in front. Above
this is a railed balcony which continues round the building. Large round-
headed windows in the upper storey repeat the ground floor arches. The
flat roof has a balustraded parapet. Interior has large upper room with
two fireplaces, iron balustrade staircase. Built circa 1775. Half of
colonnade gone. Openings bricked up. Earliest known race course grandstand.
Top storey of Grandstand demolished in 1973.

Judge's Box, Old Grand Stand, Smaller stand to South and Moor Cottage
from a visual group

Listing NGR: NZ1596702194

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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