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Stables Approximately 150 Metres North of Newby Hall, Newby with Mulwith

Description: Stables Approximately 150 Metres North of Newby Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 331787

OS Grid Reference: SE3479267524
OS Grid Coordinates: 434792, 467524
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1024, -1.4694

Location: Newby, North Yorkshire HG4 5AE

Locality: Newby with Mulwith
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 5AE

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Listing Text


1/30 Stables approximately 150
metres north of Newby
Hall (formerly listed with
23.4.52 Newby Hall)


Stables. c1777 by William Belwood for William Weddell. Brick, faced in
ashlar on east and south sides, ashlar dressings, grey slate roof.
Palladian style. Quadrangular plan, of storeys, 7 x 9 bays, the wider
central and end bays breaking forward on each of the main facades.
Rusticated quoins. East front: the central pedimented bay has a tall
central round arch with rusticated surround, triple keystone and 6-panel
doors flanked by round-headed niches with plaque and oculus above. The
plaques break the line of a projecting band at impost level which is carried
round the east and south sides. The 2 flanking bays have full-height, keyed
round-arched recesses with Diocletian windows to first floor. The outer
most projecting bays with similar recesses and windows plus plaque at impost
level and round-headed niche to ground floor. Moulded eaves cornice and
blocking course which is raised above outer bays and surmounted by crouching
lions. Hipped roof, central octagonal cupola with ashlar dome and ornate
scrolled weather-vane. Left return, (south) facing house: low central
round-headed archway flanked by round-headed niches, Diocletian window in
architrave above. The three flanking bays to each side have blind round
arches to ground floor, the central arch with niche, three 6-pane -sashes
above. The outer bays have elaborate detailing: full-height round-arched
recess with triple keystone has tripartite glazed opening at ground-floor
level with Doric columns in antis, triglyph frieze with paterae in the
entablature; a Diocletian window above. The openings all have small-paned
glazing, central glazed door to ground floor. Cornice, blocking course and
lions as south front. The north and west fronts have ashlar dressings to
blind arches, and small-paned windows. Stable yard south front: there is a
central round-headed archway flanked by round-arched windows on each side;
in a projecting pedimented central bay. Blind arcades on ground floor with
6-panel doors and sashes with glazing bars. Ashlar first-floor band.
Central Diocletian window with flanking 6-pane sashes to first floor. Most
openings with gauged brick arches. Frosted rustication to blocking course
and keystone of archway. Interior: not inspected in detail at resurvey, but
containing C19 and possibly earlier stalls and tackrooms. William Belwood's
design was chosen for the east front of the building, but the elaborate
south front may be the work of John Carr or Robert Adam. Jill Low, "William
Belwood, Achitect and Surveyor", Yorkshire Archaeological Journal 56, 1984,
p 141.

Listing NGR: SE3479267524

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Source: English Heritage

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