Old Grandstand, Richmond - Richmondshire

A rare example of an C18 racecourse grandstand. The racecourse was closed in the late C19 and the Grandstand became derelict. It was partially demolished c1960. Ruins cleared and stonework sorted c1995. A conservation plan for the building has been completed with the support of Historic England. The Racecourse is now a conservation area.

Old Grandstand, Richmond - Richmondshire

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: OLD GRAND STAND
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1131277
  • Local Planning Authority: Richmondshire
  • Site Type: Recreational > Sports site


  • Building Name: Old Grandstand
  • County: North Yorkshire
  • District / Borough: Richmondshire
  • Parish: Richmond
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Richmond (Yorks)
  • Region: Yorkshire

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Commercial company
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II*, CA