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Stable Block Forming South Side of Forecourt to Bramham Park

A Grade I Listed Building in Bramham cum Oglethorpe, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8701 / 53°52'12"N

Longitude: -1.3791 / 1°22'44"W

OS Eastings: 440924

OS Northings: 441724

OS Grid: SE409417

Mapcode National: GBR LRTP.7D

Mapcode Global: WHDB6.SZGG

Entry Name: Stable Block Forming South Side of Forecourt to Bramham Park

Listing Date: 30 March 1966

Last Amended: 3 December 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135638

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342189

Location: Bramham cum Oglethorpe, Leeds, LS23

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Bramham cum Oglethorpe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lower Wharfe

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

7/28 Stable block forming
30.3.66 south side of
forecourt to Bramham
Park (Formerly listed
as Stables)


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

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

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