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Stableyard Buildings at East End of Howick Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Longhoughton, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4512 / 55°27'4"N

Longitude: -1.609 / 1°36'32"W

OS Eastings: 424830

OS Northings: 617553

OS Grid: NU248175

Mapcode National: GBR K56D.GQ

Mapcode Global: WHC1F.872V

Entry Name: Stableyard Buildings at East End of Howick Hall

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153996

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237010

Location: Longhoughton, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Longhoughton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Howick St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 2417 LONGHOUGHTON HOWICK HALL

16/119 Stableyard
buildings at
east end of
Howick Hall
GV II*

Stableyard group. 1782 by William Newton for Sir Henry Grey. Main block
ashlar, other parts ashlar and squared stone, with squared rubble on some
rear elevations; Graduated Lakeland slate roofs except for Welsh slates on
south slope of main block. Plan: Rectangular main block with ranges around
courtyard on north.

South front of main block 2 storeys, 1 + 3 + 1 bays. Plinth, ground floor
impost string, 1st floor band. Blind arcade to ground floor. Slightly-
projecting centre has various sashes on ground floor and 12-pane sashes above.
Modillion cornice and pediment. Left end bay has blind window above attached
wing; right end bay has 12-pane sashes. Hipped roof with centre belfry which
has string course carried up over clockface below round arch with imposts and
plain flanking pilasters; pyramidal slated roof with weathervane. Left return
1 + 3 + 1 bays with slightly-projecting pedimented centre. Plinth and sill
bands. 12-pane sashes except for doorway, with 6-pane overlight, right of
centre. Right return 1 + 2 + 1 bays. 1st floor band. Slightly-projecting
centre has 12-pane sashes and plain pediment; end bays blind.

Elevations to courtyard: 3-bay north elevation of main block has 1st-floor
sill band; central round arch, with flush-panelled double doors and radial
fanlight, flanked by later openings; 12-pane sashes above; modillion cornice.
Stables in east range single storey, 2 + 5 + 2 bays; taller central part, set
forward, has boarded doors, with 3-pane overlights, in end bays and 12-pane
sashes between; coped gables with stepped-and-banded stacks. Flanking parts
have boarded doorways in end bays and 6-pane sashes. Coach-house is 2-storey
3-bay centre part of north range with boarded doors in segmental arcade
beneath.

On west side a pedimented central gateway with rusticated quoins and elliptical
arch, and tall wall; in front of wall to right a single-storey building with
4 stable doors and 4 small sashes.

Listing NGR: NU2483017553

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