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Riding School Approximately 25 Metres North-West of Settington House, Settrington

Description: Riding School Approximately 25 Metres North-West of Settington House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 329740

OS Grid Reference: SE8392670218
OS Grid Coordinates: 483926, 470218
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1210, -0.7174

Location: Church Lane, Settrington, North Yorkshire YO17 8NP

Locality: Settrington
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO17 8NP

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Listing Text

(east side, off)
10/58 Riding School
approximately 25 metres
north-west of Settrington

Riding school. 1793 on rainwaterhead; later alteration. For Sir Mark and
Lady Henrietta Masterman Sykes. Finely tooled sandstone to front, dressed
sandstone to sides and rear; timber eaves course; slate roof. Single-storey
range of 7 bays, the centre bay of 1 1/2 storeys, on a plinth. Tall round-
headed carriage arch with imposts to centre bay contains double doors
beneath a lunette with glazing bars. Radial glazed oculus above. To end
right is a C20 folding garage door. The remaining bays form recessed blind
arcades containing small-pane lunettes with pivoting centre lights.
Pyramidal roof with ball finial to centre bay. The rest of the roof is M-
shaped, hipped to left. Interior: a pair of Doric columns support a lantern
over the centre bay. The magnificent double span roof is carried on pairs
of moulded king post trusses supported on the backs of the principals of 9
massive tie beams. An unusual survival in a substantially unaltered state
of an C18 Riding School, rare in this area, with a very fine roof.

Listing NGR: SE8392670218

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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