Stables And Carriage House Approximately 20 Metres To South-East Of Burton Constable Hall

24 Sep 2002
Stables And Carriage House Approximately 20 Metres To South-East Of Burton Constable Hall, Burton Constable, East Riding Of Yorkshire, East Yorkshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BURTON CONSTABLE BURTON CONSTABLE PARK TA 1836-1936 9/5 Stables and carriage house approximately 20 16.12.66 metres to south -east of Burton Constable Hall GV I Stables and carriage house, now outbuildings and shop. c1760-70 by Thomas Lightoller for William Constable, with later additions and alterations.

Reddish-brown brick in stretcher bond with red brick and ashlar dressings and with graduated Welsh slate and pantile roof. Plan: buildings arranged around 2 inner courtyards with block to rear. Neoclassical style. Main (east) facade: 2-storey, 6-bay centre between 3-storey, single-bay towers; central 2 bays and end. bays break forward slightly. Plinth. Centre and end bays have 2-storey, round-arched recesses with red gauged brick heads and ashlar impost bands. Central entrance a part-glazed 6-panel door under flat arch of red gauged brick. Above, a moulded ashlar band supporting stone horse's head. To either side of entrance are round-arched recesses with ashlar sills and red brick heads containing ornamental urns. Otherwise ground floor has 12-pane sashes to outer bays and similar dummy sashes to other bays, all with ashlar sills and under flat arches of red rubbed brick.

First floor: bays 2 and 3 have 8-pane casements, bays 4-7 have similar dummy openings; all with ashlar sills and under flat arches of red rubbed brick.

Moulded cornice which continues as string course to outer bays. Pediment to centre. Outer bays have 8-pane casements to second floor, under flat arches of red gauged brick and peaked roofs. South facade: designed in 3 separate blocks. First block similar to east facade except with central 2-storey carriage arch flanked by unequally hung 9-pane sashes with radial glazing to head and lunette window to pediment. Second block of 2 storeys, 9 bays: central pedimented break-forward contains round-arched carriage entrance; arcade of 4 round-arched recesses to either side, all with rubbed red brick arches and ashlar imposts. Outer bays have 12-pane sashes to ground floor with ashlar sills under flat arches of red rubbed brick. Oculi to first floor except to centre. Moulded cornice. Pantile roof, hipped to right.

Third block of single storey and 7 bays: plinth. Arcade of round-arched recesses. To centre are inserted double doors. To outer bays are board doors with divided overlights under flat arches of red gauged brick.

Otherwise 12-pane sashes with ashlar sills and flat arches of red gauged brick. Pantile roof hipped to right. Further block set back of no special interest. Facades similar to north side. First inner courtyard has arcade of double carriage doors under round arches, otherwise 6-panel doors and 12- pane sashes to ground floor. 8-pane casements to first floor. Tall carriage arch leads through to second courtyard which has plank carriage and stable doors. 12- and 16-pane sashes to ground floor. 12-pane sash and Yorkshire sash to first floor otherwise multi-paned windows. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, York and the East Riding, 1978, p 212.

Listing NGR: TA1897836634


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0858 IOE Records taken by Paul Gregory; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Paul Gregory. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Gregory, Paul

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