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Stable Buildings Approximately Twenty Five Metres North West of Kirby Hall, Kirby Hall

Description: Stable Buildings Approximately Twenty Five Metres North West of Kirby Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 331849

OS Grid Reference: SE4576961006
OS Grid Coordinates: 445769, 461006
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0430, -1.3025

Location: Kirby Hall, North Yorkshire YO26 9SJ

Locality: Kirby Hall
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO26 9SJ

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Listing Text

SE 4461-4561
SE 4460-4560
9/34 Stable buildings
10/34 approximately twenty-
five metres north-west
of Kirby Hall
Stable buildings, part now used as grain store. c.1755; partly altered later
probably by John Carr. Orange-pink mottled brick in Flemish bond, on low plinth;
sandstone impost band and eaves cornice; gauged brick arches. Slate
roof, timber lantern and wrought iron weathervane. Main block flanked by
former stable range at left and carriage sheds and workshops at right;
range of loose boxes and other buildings closes yard at rear. Main block:
2-storey, open-pedimented centre bay flanked by 2-storey, 2-bay wings,
articulated by full-height recessed blind arches with impost band. Full-
height central carriage arch. Ground floor windows on each side are
unequal 9-pane sashes with painted stone sills, paired in inner arches and
single in end arches. Arcade tympana contain lunettes closed by fielded,
panelled shutters, except at left end which has 9-pane window. Moulded
eaves cornice. Hipped roof; central stone-banded octagonal cupola with
open lantern and weathervane. Cupola has clockface in moulded surround to
front, and 8-pane fixed windows or 9-pane blind lights, all with gauged
brick flat arches, on other sides. Former stable range: 2-storey, 2-bay
end wall of main block linked by single 1 1/2 -storey bay to 2-storey, 6-bay
range at left; further 1-storey, 3-bay range at far left end. Link bay
has round-headed cross window beneath gauged brick archivolt on imposts.
Ranges on each side are arcaded as main block front, without windows:
tympana of two arches in 6-bay range contain lunettes shuttered as on main
block. Hipped roof. Far left range has square-headed recessed bays
pierced by later openings. Yard interior. Former stable range has
6-panel door with overlight and 9-pane fixed window at left. 2-light,
8- or 12-pane horizontal sliding sashes on upper floor; other openings
now blocked. Flat arches of gauged brick to all openings. Raised first
floor band and brick dentilled eaves band. Rear range: two 6-panel doors
with overlights between three 16-pane sash windows. Carriage shed range:
six segmental carriage arches closed by double doors. Stable buildings
survive from the original Kirby Hall buildings, by Lord Burlington and
Roger Morris.

Listing NGR: SE4576961006

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Source: English Heritage

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