Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1131968

Date first listed: 21-May-1987

Statutory Address: STABLE BLOCK OF ASKE HALL, B6274


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Statutory Address: STABLE BLOCK OF ASKE HALL, B6274

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire (District Authority)

Parish: Aske

National Grid Reference: NZ 17907 03703


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8/57 Stable block of Aske Hall


Stable block, now farm buildings. 1887. By Thomas Oliver of Newcastle upon Tyne for the third Earl of Zetland. Second Empire style. Quadrangular plan. 1 and 2 storeys, front 1:5:1:3:1:5:1 bays. Coursed sandstone with some ashlar, Welsh slate roofs, also some cast iron. Bays 1, 7, 11 and 17 project and are quoined. Entrance: central 5 bays, 2 storeys. Windows have glazing bars. Central ashlar round-arched carriageway within Tuscan aedicule with vermiculated plinth to fluted pilasters; moulded archivolt and foliage richly carved on spandrels; dentilled cornice continuing across side bays; decoratively moulded and scrolled gates signed by Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne. Flanking windows. On first floor: tripartite window flanked by windows, all with cornices. Side bays: on each floor a window in ashlar surround with cornice, and on ground floor with sill corbels and 2 panels with cartouches above. Oversailing eaves with cavetto-bracketed cornice. Hipped roofs. Ridge stacks flanking central bay. Side wings: single storey, 5 bays. At high level, stable ventilators with cast-iron grilles in voluted-shouldered rectangular ashlar surrounds with segmental-arched lintels and cornices and fluted cavetto sill brackets extending below continuous sill band. Cyma recta cornice. Ridge ventilators. End pavilions: single storey; ashlar rusticated quoin strips; segmental-arched window in eared and voluted-shouldered ashlar surround with cornice and fluted cyma recta sill brackets extending below sill band. Cyma recta cornice. Hipped roofs. Inside quadrangle, opposite entrance: 2 storey, 4- bay block, with single-storey wing projecting forward from second and third bays. Wing: rusticated quoin strips; central cross window in ashlar surround; gable treated as pediment supported on paired cavetto brackets and with clock by Benson, London in tympanum. Main block: quoins; on ground floor in first and fourth bays, round-arched carriageways; band; first-floor 2-light flat-faced mullion windows; eaves band; central eaves stack; hipped roof. Left side range, centre block: 2 storeys, 4 bays; quoins; centre 2 bays project with ground-floor arched openings and 3-light mullion window above. Right side range, centre block: 2 storeys, 4 bays; quoins; centre 2 bays project with a 2-light mullion window with voluted shoulders on each floor, sill band; arched ground-floor openings in first and fourth bays. Stable ranges forming rest of quadrangle: single storey; openings with ashlar surrounds, segmental-arched lintels, windows having bracketed sills, voluted shoulders and ears. Eaves band. Hipped roofs. The stable block cost £10,345 to build and replaced the John Carr stables nearer the hall, which were converted into a chapel and servants' quarters. Harris J, "The Dundas Empire", Apollo Magazine, September 1967.

Listing NGR: NZ1790703703


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Legacy System number: 323269

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Books and journals
'Apollo' in Apollo - September, (1967)

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