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Stables at Thirkleby Hall, Thirkleby High and Low with Osgodby

Description: Stables at Thirkleby Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 332913

OS Grid Reference: SE4702179199
OS Grid Coordinates: 447021, 479199
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2064, -1.2806

Location: Thirkleby High and Low with Osgodby, North Yorkshire YO7 3AR

Locality: Thirkleby High and Low with Osgodby
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO7 3AR

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Listing Text

(east side, off)
4/55 Stables at Thirkleby Hall
- II
Stables to Thirkleby Hall - now house and outbuildings. 1780s altered C20. Probably
by James and Samuel Wyatt as was house (demolished; Pevsner, p 365). Ashlar and
pinkish brick; roof of graduated slates and C20 imitation slates. Courtyard plan.
2 storeys, 9 x 7 bays. Central entranceway under clock tower; wide end bays
slightly projecting; plinth, first floor band, eaves cornice continuing across
returns, originally symmetrical, but bays to right of entrance altered as house.
Entrance: full-heing round arch with archivolt on imposts and later, C19, cast-iron
double gates with spear-finialled bars and fleury mid-rail; archway flanked by
pilasters supporting entablature with frieze, cornice and blocking course. Clock
tower above is square-sectioned, rendered, of 2 stages, the lower stage with plinth,
pilasters and cornice framing recesses with clock to front and blind oculi to sides;
recessed 2nd stage has open, round-arched sides, lead cupola and iron weather vane.
Bays flanking entrance originally had blind openings - a semi-domed niche with square
opening above flanked by tall square-headed openings under oculi; but now with
various C20 windows and, to right, a door in Porch. End bays have round-arched
doorways (left one now with window and door inserted to right, right one replaced
by C20 bay window) with square, 6-pane sashes above (right one replaced by C20
window). Rear: ground floor: 2 doors; tall windows, some half-blind, first floor:
square window openings, blind to outer bays louvred to 3 central bays, others 6-pane
sashes; 2 cofniced late C19, white-brick, cross-ridge stacks. Left return on ground
floor, central arched recess with door of 8 incised panels under blind Diocletian
fanlight; tall blind windows; first floor windows as rear; brick stacks. Courtyard
elevations: of pinkish brick in English bond with some stone plinth and first floor
band; round-arched stable doorways to side ranges, coach-doorways with double board
doors to rear range; on first floor, louvred, cambered-brick-arched openings, with
boarded hatch with iron ledge and crane to centre of rear range. Interior:
entranceway has quadripartite vault and, to each side wall, plinth, door (right
on blocked) and, on left side at upper level, a louvred opening interiors of ranges
not inspected at Resurvey.
N Pevsner, The Building of Engliand, Yorkshire, The North Riding'.

Listing NGR: SE4702179199

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Source: English Heritage

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