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Description: Sandbeck Park Stables
Date Listed: 13 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 335934
OS Grid Reference: SK5683690337
OS Grid Coordinates: 456836, 390337
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4068, -1.1465
MALTBY SANDBECK PARK
4/59 Sandbeck Park Stables
13.11.59 (formerly listed as
Sandbeck Hall Stables)
Stable block, formerly incorporating chapel and domestic accommodation.
c1760 with later additions. By James Paine for the 4th Earl of Scarbrough.
Ashlar magnesian limestone, Westmorland slate roof replaced in part by Welsh
slate and C20 pantiles. Quadrangular plan facing west with wing set back on
right and T-shaped wing extending facade to front left. Main block, west
front: 2 storeys, 7 articulated bays. Plinth. Tall central round arch with
impost band continuing around flanking, square 3-storey turret projections
each having ground-floor sash with glazing bars, unequally-hung 9-pane sash
to 1st floor and cornice beneath upper storey with inward-facing oculus,
eaves cornice to hipped roof with finial. Balustraded cornice above central
arch with clock tower above having band beneath architraved clock and eaves
cornice to hipped roof surmounted by wooden bellcote with weathervane.
Outermost bays break forward: bay 1 having a partly walled-up window with
lintel tooled as voussoirs and deep 1st-floor sill band to large, Diocletian
window. Other bays similar, bays 2 and 6 having blind ground-floor windows;
bay 7 with C20 casement; C20 casement inserted on right of bay 6. Eaves
cornice to hipped roof with corniced ashlar ridge stacks near each end.
Rear: canted-bay projection on left (apse of former private chapel). Right
return: 12-bays. Sashes with glazing bars and floor band beneath 6-pane
sashes; upper windows of bays 9-12 with unequally-hung 9-pane sashes. Left
return: lower, round-arched carriage entrance with mounting steps against
wall on right. Courtyard: Diocletian windows to ground floor mostly with
unequally-hung 9-pane sashes; 1st-floor band; 6-pane sashes beneath eaves
cornice. Wing set back on right return: 2 storeys, 5 bays with 1-storey,
3-bay wing walls that on left linking to rear-right corner of main range.
Central part has an arcaded loggia with square piers and imposts to round
arches masking a central 6-panelled door and fanlight flanked by blind and
partly-glazed recesses with fanlights beneath round arches. 1st floor: deep
sill band to unequally-hung 9-pane sashes; eaves cornice to hipped roof with
corniced ashlar end stacks. Wing walls, set back, each have 3 round arches,
the central arches larger; wing wall to left with central entrance flanked by
blind panels, that on right with blind panel flanked by open arches. Wing
adjoining front left of main range: T-shaped with projection to front left of
centre; entered from rear. Rear: left bay is 2 storeys with door on left of
window to each floor. Other bays 1-storey and each having a segmental-arched
carriage entrance with keystone, the central arch taller. Porte-cachere
centred on arches 1 and 2 extending as canopy to left. Important structure
designed in relation to Sandbeck Park (house).
M. Girouard, 'Sandbeck Park, Yorkshire - III',Country Life, Oct 21st 1965,
Listing NGR: SK5683690337
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