This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TL 23 NE GUILDEN MORDEN ICKNIELD WAY (north-west side)
7/132 Odsey Grange
House formerly the Jockey house. Circa 1705. Late C18 alterations, and late C19 and C20 additions. Red local brick with plain tiled hipped roof. Two stacks, one to right hand with large rectangular planned stack. Two storeys, five symmetrical 'bays'. Central pedimented doorcase, late C18, with mouloed architrave and six-panelled door. Four flush-framed ground floor twelve-paned hung sash windows in segmental brick arches, and five similar first floor windows with flat brick arches. Coved and moulded plastered eaves cornice.
Interior: Original closed string staircase of one flight with plain balusters and turned balusters across landing. Stop-chamfered ceiling beams; complete first floor panelled room to south with raised and fielded panels of two heights; two-panelled early C18 doors and other C18 and C19 features. The jockey house and stables were part of the racing establishment owned by the Second and Third Dukes of Devonshire. They were possibly the buildings 'newly erected for race-horses' by Thos. Fountaine and John Duckett, of Lincoln's Inn before 1705 and the sale of the property to Robert Chester.
VCH Vol VIII p97 Deeds private owned Fordham, G: The Hundred and Manor of Odsey
Listing NGR: TL2947938011
© Mr Peter Tree. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Tree, Peter
Rights Holder: Tree, Peter
Brick, Tile, Stuart Jockeys Quarters, Georgian Domestic, Residential Building, House, Monument (By Form), Dwelling
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