Description: Former Stable Block at Home Farm and Attached Archway
Date Listed: 18 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 333928
OS Grid Reference: SE3199503268
OS Grid Coordinates: 431995, 403268
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5251, -1.5188
STAINBOROUGH WENTWORTH CASTLE
1/53 Former stable-block at
Home Farm and attached
18.3.68 archway (formerly listed
as outbuilding at Wentworth
Castle next to St James
Church, later as part of
Home Farm barn and stable
block at Home Farm)
Stable-block under reconstruction and conversion to residences at time of resurvey.
Probably c1715, as barn (q.v.), by Joseph Bower, estate mason, for Thomas Wentworth,
1st Earl of Strafford, archway added 1788. Coursed rubble sandstone, roof removed.
2 storeys, 11 bays. Rusticated ashlar quoins. Bays 2, 6 and 10 have corniced
doorways that to bay 6 with consoles and Diocletain window over. Square-faced
surround to ground floor windows, projecting sills to 1st floor. Left end has flush
quoins and attached archway in line with facade having projecting piers and impost
band to round arch, square openings in the spandrels; wing walls with round-arched
recesses, fixed stone bench on right. Rear: 3 offset buttresses, walling rebuilt.
Gabled porch with reset arch above having Cl2-style beakhead ornament. Interior:
gutted. Major element of the Home Farm group.
Listing NGR: SE3199503268
Source: English Heritage
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