STABLE BLOCK 200 METRES NORTH OF CHESTERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1370562
Date first listed:
15-Apr-1969
Date of most recent amendment:
24-May-1988
Statutory Address:
STABLE BLOCK 200 METRES NORTH OF CHESTERS

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Location

Statutory Address:
STABLE BLOCK 200 METRES NORTH OF CHESTERS

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Humshaugh
National Grid Reference:
NY 90865 70484

Details

HUMSHAUGH CHESTERS NY 9070 14/226 Stable block 200 15.4.69 metres north of Chesters (previously listed as Stables at Chesters)

GV II*

Stables, 1891 by Norman Shaw. Tooled snecked stone with ashlar dressings; red tile roofs, with lead-domed wooden cupola on gatehouse. Ranges around square yard with central gatehouse on south and open passage at north end of west range to smaller walled yard with coach house to south-west. Modified Baroque style.

2 storeys, 9 bays, symmetrical. Gatehouse front, partly obscured with creeper, has 4 wide rusticated pilasters with attached rusticated columns, at ends and framing rusticated central 3-centred-arched entrance. 10-panel door in similar surround on right. End pilasters terminate in shaped finials. Taller pedimented centre is flanked by large swept brackets, and has end pilasters with carved ornament, and two 2-light leaded windows. Ornate cupola on ridge has open balustrade above clock, and swept dome with tall finial. Flanking 3-bay sections have plinth, string broken forward over paired slit windows and moulded cornice. Taller end bays have end pilasters, strings above and below triplets of 4-pane windows (2 blind on right), cornice and shaped gables with keyed oeil-de-boeuf windows with latticed glazing under small pediments.

Ranges around courtyard each single-storeyed except for projecting gabled 3-bay centrepiece; those at sides have loggias with keyed round arches and three 4-pane windows above; that at rear has ogee-headed doorway flanked by 4-pane casements. Boarded pitching door flanked by slit vents and 4-light window in gable. Single-storey parts have ogee-headed doorways, 4- and 6-pane windows, and round- arched carriage entrances in north part of east range. Walled yard has south gateway with banded rusticated piers; gabled coachhouse to left with boarded doors under elliptical arch with slit above.

Listing NGR: NY9086570484

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
239985
Legacy System:
LBS

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 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08038/11
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