Old Grandstand, Richmond - Richmondshire

A rare example of a 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

Location

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