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The Stables to Bishopthorpe Palace, Bishopthorpe

Description: The Stables to Bishopthorpe Palace

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 325944

OS Grid Reference: SE5960347831
OS Grid Coordinates: 459603, 447831
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9232, -1.0939

Location: Bishopthorpe Road, Bishopthorpe, York YO23 2QE

Locality: Bishopthorpe
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO23 2QE

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/28 The Stables to
Bishopthorpe Palace


Stables, coach house and dovecote, now 2 dwellings. 1761-3 by Peter
Atkinson I for Archbishop Drummond, with C20 alterations. Pinkish-brown
brick with red brick and ashlar dressings and plain tile roof. 3-storey,
single bay centre with 2-storey ranges with 3 first floor windows to either
side between slightly-projecting 2-storey, single bay wings. Centre:
rusticated quoins. Segmental-headed carriage arch in quoined surround.
First floor: Venetian window in round-headed recess intruding upwards into
open pediment. Second floor: semicircular recess containing blind
semicircular panel. Segmental pediment. Ranges. Ground floor: to left has
2 similar carriage arches, that to right has central doorway in quoined
surround between 12-pane sashes. First floor ashlar band. 6-pane sashes
throughout. All windows under flat arches of gauged brick. flings (alike):
rusticated quoins. Similar carriage entrance. First floor: unglazed-
Venetian window intruding upwards into open pediment. Interior: ground
floor to right has C18 open well staircase with turned balusters. Eric A
Gee, Bishopthorpe Palace. An Architectural History, 1983, pp 39-40.

Listing NGR: SE5960347831

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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