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Stables and Coachhouse, with Wall and Mounting-Block Attached

A Grade II* Listed Building in Raby with Keverstone, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5934 / 54°35'36"N

Longitude: -1.8018 / 1°48'6"W

OS Eastings: 412902

OS Northings: 522043

OS Grid: NZ129220

Mapcode National: GBR HHVB.Q5

Mapcode Global: WHC5D.9S7Z

Entry Name: Stables and Coachhouse, with Wall and Mounting-Block Attached

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111452

Location: Raby with Keverstone, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Raby with Keverstone

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Staindrop

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 1222
15/87 Stables and coach
14/9/66 house, with wall
and mounting-block


Stables and coach house; now partly converted to restaurant. Probably third
quarter C18 by J. Carr. Colourwashed render with painted ashlar dressings and
plinth; roof graduated Lakeland slates with ashlar chimneys. Rubble wall.
2-storey, 5-bay coach house and 2-storey, 2-bay pavilions linked by one-storey,
8-bay stables; 17 bays in all.

Coach house has 5 high entrances in arcade with impost band and voussoirs;
boarded double doors under semicircular ventilation panels; first-floor band;
5 square windows above with projecting stone sills, plain stone surrounds and
arch-headed glazing bars. Similar treatment to pavilions with large, partly
slatted and partly glazed ground-floor windows in place of arcades. One-storey
ranges have similar partly-glazed openings, and 6- and 9-panel doors with
4-pane overlights, in architraves with bracketed cornices, in second bay from
each end; eaves band continuous with first-floor band of pavilions and coach
house. Roofs hipped over 2-storey blocks, with banded ashlar chimneys rising
from side eaves. Returns of pavilions each have door under bracketed hood,
and partly-cantilevered L-plan steps, with simple wrought-iron balustrade, to
6-panel first-floor doors in plain stone surrounds.

Interior of right one-storey stable block has ramped stall partitions, with
hay racks in rear arcade over mangers.

Rubble wall with round coping curves from right return to Riding School (q.v.).

2-stepped mounting block of colourwashed stone to left of central block.

Listing NGR: NZ1290222043

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

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