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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1149105



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Birdsall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Feb-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 328718

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BIRDSALL MAIN STREET SE 86 SW (west side, off) Birdsall 7/15 Middleton Hunt Kennels GV II

Kennels. 1858. For Birdsall Estate. Rendered brick, Welsh slate, brick dog pens with iron railings. Symmetrical composition of central block with side wings, all with dog pens in front, and flanking staff houses. Central gabled section of 2 storeys, one bay. Rusticated quoins and render to ground floor. Wide keyed elliptical arch. First-floor band. 16-pane fixed window flanked by bas-reliefs of medieval kings' heads. Clock. Gable coping, shaped kneeler. Rusticated bell-turret with moulded cornice surmounted by wrought-iron weathervane with fox. Flanking wings of 3 sections, each with rusticated door-frame holding iron gate, and 16-pane sash in keyed surround, and a dog pen. Staff houses each of 2-storeys, 4- bays, central 2 breaking forward beneath gable. Rusticated quoins to angle. Rustication to ground floor. First-floor band. 16-pane sashes in moulded stone architraves throughout, with small fixed windows to outer bays of ground floor. Door in rusticated architrave to return of central section of each cottage. Gable coping, shaped kneelers, end stacks. These kennels were specially designed to enable the gentry to view the hounds at close quarters.

Listing NGR: SE8117264372

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National Grid Reference: SE 81172 64372


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