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Stable Block of Aske Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Aske, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4284 / 54°25'42"N

Longitude: -1.7255 / 1°43'31"W

OS Eastings: 417907

OS Northings: 503703

OS Grid: NZ179037

Mapcode National: GBR JKD7.79

Mapcode Global: WHC66.GYKG

Entry Name: Stable Block of Aske Hall

Listing Date: 21 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131968

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323269

Location: Aske, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL10

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Aske

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Gilling St Agatha

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 10 SE AND SEDBURY (west side, off)

8/57 Stable block of Aske Hall


Stable block, now farm buildings. 1887. By Thomas Oliver of Newcastle upon
Tyne for the third Earl of Zetland. Second Empire style. Quadrangular
plan. 1 and 2 storeys, front 1:5:1:3:1:5:1 bays. Coursed sandstone with
some ashlar, Welsh slate roofs, also some cast iron. Bays 1, 7, 11 and 17
project and are quoined. Entrance: central 5 bays, 2 storeys. Windows have
glazing bars. Central ashlar round-arched carriageway within Tuscan
aedicule with vermiculated plinth to fluted pilasters; moulded archivolt and
foliage richly carved on spandrels; dentilled cornice continuing across side
bays; decoratively moulded and scrolled gates signed by Walker, Newcastle
upon Tyne. Flanking windows. On first floor: tripartite window flanked by
windows, all with cornices. Side bays: on each floor a window in ashlar
surround with cornice, and on ground floor with sill corbels and 2 panels
with cartouches above. Oversailing eaves with cavetto-bracketed cornice.
Hipped roofs. Ridge stacks flanking central bay. Side wings: single
storey, 5 bays. At high level, stable ventilators with cast-iron grilles in
voluted-shouldered rectangular ashlar surrounds with segmental-arched
lintels and cornices and fluted cavetto sill brackets extending below
continuous sill band. Cyma recta cornice. Ridge ventilators. End
pavilions: single storey; ashlar rusticated quoin strips; segmental-arched
window in eared and voluted-shouldered ashlar surround with cornice and
fluted cyma recta sill brackets extending below sill band. Cyma recta
cornice. Hipped roofs. Inside quadrangle, opposite entrance: 2 storey, 4-
bay block, with single-storey wing projecting forward from second and third
bays. Wing: rusticated quoin strips; central cross window in ashlar
surround; gable treated as pediment supported on paired cavetto brackets and
with clock by Benson, London in tympanum. Main block: quoins; on ground
floor in first and fourth bays, round-arched carriageways; band; first-floor
2-light flat-faced mullion windows; eaves band; central eaves stack; hipped
roof. Left side range, centre block: 2 storeys, 4 bays; quoins; centre 2
bays project with ground-floor arched openings and 3-light mullion window
above. Right side range, centre block: 2 storeys, 4 bays; quoins; centre 2
bays project with a 2-light mullion window with voluted shoulders on each
floor, sill band; arched ground-floor openings in first and fourth bays.
Stable ranges forming rest of quadrangle: single storey; openings with
ashlar surrounds, segmental-arched lintels, windows having bracketed sills,
voluted shoulders and ears. Eaves band. Hipped roofs. The stable block
cost £10,345 to build and replaced the John Carr stables nearer the hall,
which were converted into a chapel and servants' quarters. Harris J, "The
Dundas Empire", Apollo Magazine, September 1967.

Listing NGR: NZ1790703703

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