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Stable Block and Adjoining Gate-Piers at Danby Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornton Steward, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2804 / 54°16'49"N

Longitude: -1.757 / 1°45'25"W

OS Eastings: 415918

OS Northings: 487218

OS Grid: SE159872

Mapcode National: GBR JL5Y.DC

Mapcode Global: WHC6Y.ZNHZ

Entry Name: Stable Block and Adjoining Gate-Piers at Danby Hall

Listing Date: 15 February 1967

Last Amended: 25 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179611

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321732

Location: Thornton Steward, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Thornton Steward

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 18 NE THORNTON STEWARD DANBY

4/124 Stable Block and
adjoin gate-piers
15.2.67 at Danby Hall
(formerly listed as Stables
GV II at Danby Hall under General)

Stable block and gate-piers. Early C18. Rubble with ashlar dressings,
stone slate roof. 3 ranges around a courtyard. 2 storeys. Main range -
2:3:2 bays, central block taller and brought forward. Quoins. Coach
opening with remains of brick segmental arch, and relieving arch above,
partly filled with brick and inserted in it a Baroque door suround with
pulvinated frieze and ogee scroll pediment, board door with 4 glazed panels
at top. On either side, 20-pane sash windows in stone surrounds with brick
blocking below. Vent slits to hay-loft above. Moulded stone surround to
oculus blocked with brick containing sundial inscribed 'Morea dum moreo',
formerly under pediment. Hipped roof, and cupola with clock, lead ogee roof
and weather-vane. Recessed bays to left, have stable door in stone surround
with pulvinated frieze and cornice above supporting 3 finials, and to left
20-pane sash window in moulded stone surround. On first flor: 20-pane sash
window in moulded stone surround and blocked opening. Recessed bays to
right, with board door with 4 glazed panels at top in surround as to left,
and to left 20-pane sash window in moulded stone surround with keystone, on
first floor similar windows and blocked opening. Return of left wing:
rusticated quoins left, 4 coach openings (3 blocked) and on first floor
3 openings in moulded stone surrounds, central one shuttered, other two
20-pane sash windows. Hipped roof left. Return of right wing: rusticated
quoins right, on ground floor 2 small windows in moulded stone surrounds
(one blocked), first floor as left wing. Hipped roof right. Outer return
of right wing: ground floor: window; board door with 4 glazed panels in
chamfered stone surround with pulvinated frieze and cornice supporting
3 balusters; window; carriage entrance with flat-headed moulded surround
with keystone, benchmark on right-hand jamb; steps up to board door with
4 glazed panels in chamfered stone surround; window. 4 windows above. All
windows in moulded stone surrounds Hipped roof. Ashlar gate-piers
adjoining left wing, with cornice and ball finials (one displaced at time of
re-survey).


Listing NGR: SE1591887218

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