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MAIN GRANDSTAND BUILDING AT WARWICK RACECOURSE

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.

Name: MAIN GRANDSTAND BUILDING AT WARWICK RACECOURSE

List entry Number: 1259272

Location

MAIN GRANDSTAND BUILDING AT WARWICK RACECOURSE, HAMPTON STREET

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Warwick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Feb-1997

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463075

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Details

SP 2764 WARWICK HAMPTON STREET

811-0/8/10016 Main Grandstand Building at Warwick Racecourse

- II

Racecourse grandstands. 1809, enlarged circa 1819 and altered 1851; extended circa 1900; altered 1908 and 1930s. Largely brick with slate roofs. Brick axial stacks. PLAN: The grandstand comprises three adjoining stands: At the centre the Tattershall stand of 1809, enlarged circa 1819 and altered in 1851. In about 1900 the Club Members` stand was added on the SW side [right] and another stand without a canopy was built on the NE [left] side. The original stand at the centre had a canopy added in 1908 and the totaliser and a reinforced concrete balcony built in the 1930s; the judges observation box on top was added in 1948. EXTERIOR: Tattershall stand at the centre has band of nine 12-pane sashes with pilasters in between, glazed double-doors to right and new entrance to left; 5-bay reinforced concrete balcony over; canopy above with hipped roof with eaves brackets on slender iron columns, in the left bay totaliser installed with judge`s box above; basement now concealed by terrace has early C19 4-centred arch windows with cast-iron frames. The Club Members` stand on the right has cast-iron posts with brackets supporting balcony with balustrade and canopy. Another 6-bay stand to left has cast-iron posts supporting open balcony with railed balustrade. Rear elevation to Hampton Street: painted brick centre of circa mid C19 with various sash windows with glazing bars and pilastered doorway with panelled doors; red brick circa 1900 ranges to left and right with 4-pane sashes. INTERIOR: Club Member`s Stand has some C19 joinery, including panelled doors and chimneypieces in the Castle Suite and Steward`s room. SOURCES: Information provided by Warwick District Council. Engravings and photographs, Warwickshire County Record Office.



Listing NGR: SP2760064558

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National Grid Reference: SP 27600 64558

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