CARRIAGE HOUSE IMMEDIATELY TO SOUTH OF KITCHEN COURTYARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1067942
Date first listed:
05-Mar-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
12-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
CARRIAGE HOUSE IMMEDIATELY TO SOUTH OF KITCHEN COURTYARD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CARRIAGE HOUSE IMMEDIATELY TO SOUTH OF KITCHEN COURTYARD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Trafford (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Dunham Massey
National Grid Reference:
SJ 73444 87349

Details

SJ 78 NW DUNHAM MASSEY DUNHAM PARK

6/81 Carriage house immediately to south of kitchen courtyard (formerly listed as Stables at 5.3.59 Dunham Hall)

G.V. I

Carriage house incorporating stabling and storage, now ticket office, toilets, storage and National Trust interpretation centre. 1721 on clock turret. Flemish bond brickwork, stone dressings and graduated stone slate roof. 7-bay range with 4-bay wings creating a symmetrical U-shaped plan around a courtyard. All of 2 storeys. Carriage bays and stabling on ground floor with storage and perhaps domestic accommodation on the upper floor. Stone plinth. 3 carriage bays with segmental stone arches, keystones and impost blocks on either side of a central 2-storey high carriage-way which has giant pilasters, entablature and pediment on the inner side and semi-circular archway on the outside with impost blocks, stone voussoirs and pediment over. 3 cross windows with stone mullions, transoms and surrounds to each wing on the ground floor. Later stone carriage bay to right wing and door to left wing. All first floor windows are segmental headed sashes with moulded architraves. One small eaves pediment to each wing and 1 oeil-de-boeuf to the end of each wing. The roof, which has hips to the wings and coped gables with kneelers to the main range is centrally surmounted by a large timber clock turret, lead covered bell cupola and weather-vane. The outer (west) elevation has 3 cross windows (as above), 2 rows of vents to the upper floor and 2 chimney stacks with diagonally set shafts. A bread oven projects from the north elevation. Interior: 1 stall remains in the south wing. The first floor has been removed in the north wing. Pegged king-post roof trusses.

Listing NGR: SJ7344487349

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
212839
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 18 Greater Manchester,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 10 May 2005
Reference: IOE01/11405/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr F. Bryan Basketter. Source Historic England Archive
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