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The Stables, Rossington Hall, Rossington

Description: The Stables, Rossington Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 334770

OS Grid Reference: SK6388396715
OS Grid Coordinates: 463883, 396715
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4633, -1.0392

Location: Rossington, Doncaster DN11 0HS

Locality: Rossington
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN11 0HS

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Listing Text

(west side, off)
7/69 The Stables, Rossington
- Hall
Stable-block to Rossington Hall, now premises of South Yorkshire Training
Trust. 1855. By W. M. Teulon for James Brown MP (dated drawings). Red
brick in English bond, shaped Welsh slate and graduated green slate roofs.
Irregular D-shaped plan with central carriage arch beneath a gabled
clock/bell-tower flanked by assymetrical 1- and 2-storey side ranges;
internal courtyard enclosed by a semi-circular, l-storey-and-attic stable
range set to rear. In Gothic Revival style. Entrance front: central tower
has a moulded, 2-centred carriage arch with hoodmould beneath an ashlar
clockface set in a rectangular, mullioned and transomed opening with
continuous hoodmould. Attached on right is a stair turret with slit windows,
offset and string course and with octagonal ashlar spirelet. Clock-tower
gable has slit window and shaped kneelers to ashlar gable copings with apex
finial; square, wooden bell-turret to ridge has a leaded ogee cupola with
weathervane. Range to left of archway has 2 gables with gabled dormer in
recess between; taller hipped-roof range to rear. Moulded plinth. Right
gable has a quoined, square-headed window of 2 Tudor-arched lights with
hoodmould, trefoil and ashlar gable copings with apex finial. Gable to left
is of 2 storeys with similar window to each floor. Recess has doorway in
screen wall and to each side are tall chimneys each with 3 octagonal flues.
Hipped roof range rising to rear has a decorative apex finial, ridge stack
and coped gable facing left return. On far left of elevation is a snail
1-storey apsidal projection and a screen wall enclosing yard from which rises
a 2-flue stack set at the front end of the D-shaped stable range. To right
of central archway are external steps to the stair turret set in front of a
lower range having 1- and 2-light windows and with 2-light window on right
beneath a gable with trefoil, shaped kneelers and ashlar copings. Taller
range set back has eaves stack on right and truncated ridge stack. Within
courtyard: stables, set in a semi-circle, have carriageway through to right
return; boarded stable doors with overlights and 4-pane sashes beneath lintel
band; cogged eaves to graduated green slate roof with 12 gabled dormers
having top-hung 4-pane casements (3 altered) beneath trefoils.
Interior: clock in tower marked 'Thwaites and Reed/Clerkenwell/1856'. Some
stable stalls have original feeding racks with iron bars and corniced
Two signed and dated drawings are amongst others for the Rossington Hall
estate in Doncaster Archives, King Edwards Road, Balby.

Listing NGR: SK6388396715

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Source: English Heritage

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