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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.

Name: STABLE BLOCK FORMING SOUTH SIDE OF FORECOURT TO BRAMHAM PARK

List entry Number: 1135638

Location

STABLE BLOCK FORMING SOUTH SIDE OF FORECOURT TO BRAMHAM PARK

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

County District District Type Parish
LeedsMetropolitan AuthorityBramham cum Oglethorpe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Dec-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342189

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Details

BRAMHAM CUM OGLETHORPE BRAMHAM PARK SE4041 LS23 7/28 Stable block forming 30.3.66 south side of forecourt to Bramham Park (Formerly listed as Stables)

GV I

Stable block. Early C18; with added angle pavilions attributed to James Paine. Magnesian limestone ashlar, slate roofs. Classical style. Rectangular main range, linked by short screen walls to gabled pavilions, with receding wing to rear of that on the left. Main range 2 storeys, 9 bays, symmetrical; plinth, string course; in the centre, a tetrastyle Tuscan portico with an oeil-de-boeuf in the pediment, within the portico a tall doorway with rusticated surround and triple keystone with a pediment over it, a semicircular tympanum over the whole, and a coved niche either side; outside the portico, a giant recessed arch in each of the 2nd and 8th bays, tall 12-pane sashed windows at ground floor, square 6-pane sashes at 1st floor; moulded cornice and low parapet; hipped roof, from the centre of which rises a square clocktower bearing a rotunda surmounted by a ball finial and weathervane. Screen walls have coved niches at ground floor, rectangular panels above; pavilions of 2 higher storeys, each 3 bays, with open- pedimented gable, string course and lst-floor sillband, rusticated round-headed blind doorway in the centre, with imposts and pediment (that on the right containing a round-headed window), 12-pane sashes at ground floor, Venetian window at 1st floor in recessed round-headed arch, flanked by coved niches. Rear of main range has inter alia an elliptical wagon arch. Left return wall of left pavilion has features similar to the front, but with a 15-pane sashed window in centre of 1st floor. Continued to rear of the left pavilion is a receding wing of 2 elements; the 1st is a 2-storey 3-bay cottage which has a central doorway with Gibbs surround and quintuple keystone, windows with raised surrounds; the 2nd, built as a gabled crosswing in classical style, 2 storeys and 3 bays, with projected open pedimented centre with banded corner pilasters, a doorway flanked by windows all linked in banded surrounds, triple keystones; at 1st floor a Diocletian window with similar surround.

Listing NGR: SE4092441724

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 45 West Yorkshire,

National Grid Reference: SE 40924 41724

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