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Carriage House Immediately to South of Kitchen Courtyard

A Grade I Listed Building in Dunham Massey, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.3823 / 53°22'56"N

Longitude: -2.4007 / 2°24'2"W

OS Eastings: 373444

OS Northings: 387350

OS Grid: SJ734873

Mapcode National: GBR CYPB.17

Mapcode Global: WH98V.372W

Entry Name: Carriage House Immediately to South of Kitchen Courtyard

Listing Date: 5 March 1959

Last Amended: 12 July 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067942

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212839

Location: Dunham Massey, Trafford, WA14

County: Trafford

Civil Parish: Dunham Massey

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bowdon St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


6/81 Carriage house
immediately to
south of kitchen
(formerly listed
as Stables at
5.3.59 Dunham Hall)

G.V. I

Carriage house incorporating stabling and storage, now
ticket office, toilets, storage and National Trust
interpretation centre. 1721 on clock turret. Flemish bond
brickwork, stone dressings and graduated stone slate roof.
7-bay range with 4-bay wings creating a symmetrical U-shaped
plan around a courtyard. All of 2 storeys. Carriage bays
and stabling on ground floor with storage and perhaps
domestic accommodation on the upper floor. Stone plinth. 3
carriage bays with segmental stone arches, keystones and
impost blocks on either side of a central 2-storey high
carriage-way which has giant pilasters, entablature and
pediment on the inner side and semi-circular archway on the
outside with impost blocks, stone voussoirs and pediment
over. 3 cross windows with stone mullions, transoms and
surrounds to each wing on the ground floor. Later stone
carriage bay to right wing and door to left wing. All first
floor windows are segmental headed sashes with moulded
architraves. One small eaves pediment to each wing and 1
oeil-de-boeuf to the end of each wing. The roof, which has
hips to the wings and coped gables with kneelers to the main
range is centrally surmounted by a large timber clock
turret, lead covered bell cupola and weather-vane. The
outer (west) elevation has 3 cross windows (as above), 2
rows of vents to the upper floor and 2 chimney stacks with
diagonally set shafts. A bread oven projects from the north
elevation. Interior: 1 stall remains in the south wing. The
first floor has been removed in the north wing. Pegged
king-post roof trusses.

Listing NGR: SJ7344487349

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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