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Stable Yard Approximately 10 Metres to South-East of Hackness Hall, Hackness

Description: Stable Yard Approximately 10 Metres to South-East of Hackness Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 327373

OS Grid Reference: SE9717090471
OS Grid Coordinates: 497170, 490471
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3006, -0.5083

Location: Hackness, North Yorkshire YO13 0JN

Locality: Hackness
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO13 0JN

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Listing Text

(south side, off)

11/54 Stable yard approximately
10 metres to south-east
13.12.51 of Hackness Hall with
pumps attached to


Stables, carriage sheds and workshops. c1795. Probably to a design by John
Carr. For Sir Richard Van den Bempde-Johnstone. Finely-tooled sandstone
with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Main stable block flanked by
subsidiary stable block and by a range of workshops; range of carriage sheds
closes yard on fourth side. Main stable block: 2-storey front on plinth, of
9 arcaded bays, the 3 centre bays pedimented and projecting. Arcade with
hood-mould carried on pilasters with continuous impost band interrupted at
centre by carriage arch. Carriage arch flanked by recessed radial-glazed
windows beneath arches of shaped voussoirs, and 3 larger similar windows to
each side. First-floor windows are unequal 12-pane sashes. Stone sills to
all windows. Lower portions of ground-floor windows are slatted. Moulded
eaves cornice and raking cornices to pediment. Keyed, radial-glazed oculus
to tympanum. Cupola with weather-vane to centre of hipped roof. Yard
front: carriage arch flanked by round-headed windows and 3-bay blind arcades
on each side. Return fronts: a single bay to each continues the arcading
and contains a tall recessed window beneath a round arch of shaped
voussoirs. Subsidiary stable block. Yard front: 2-storey front on plinth,
with 3 arcaded bays on each side of segmental carriage arch. Doors of 6
raised and fielded panels with radial fanlights to centre of each arcade,
with radial-glazed windows on each side. Continuous impost band. Rear: 3-
bay blind arcades on each side of carriage arch of shaped voussoirs. Round
arches of shaped voussoirs on pilasters with imposts. 12-pane windows with
stone sills to first floor. Moulded cornice. Hipped roof. Carriage sheds.
Yard front: 2-storey front, on plinth, of 7 bays. Each bay comprises a
round-headed carriage arch on square piers with imposts, containing harr-
hung double doors of raised and fielded panelling. Rear: 7-bay blind arcade
with arches of shaped voussoirs and continuous impost band. 12-pane windows
with stone sills to first floor. Moulded eaves cornice. External stack
with cornice rises above hipped roof between end bays to right. Workshops:
single-storey, 7 bay range. Paired cart-sheds to left with double plank
doors beneath segmental arches. Board doors beneath slatted overlights to
workshops, including blacksmith's shop to right. Yard side: blind segmental
arches some with small-pane windows with slatted lower portions. Interior
of blacksmith's shop: a forge and bellows survive. Two pumps survive, one
to left of the blacksmith's shop, and one to rear of workshop range, each
with a lead plaque bearing the Johnstone winged spur and the date 1798.

Listing NGR: SE9717090471

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Source: English Heritage

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