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Middleton Hunt Kennels

A Grade II Listed Building in Birdsall, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0689 / 54°4'8"N

Longitude: -0.7611 / 0°45'39"W

OS Eastings: 481172

OS Northings: 464372

OS Grid: SE811643

Mapcode National: GBR RP4D.05

Mapcode Global: WHFBP.8ZTL

Plus Code: 9C6X369Q+HH

Entry Name: Middleton Hunt Kennels

Listing Date: 11 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149105

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328718

Location: Birdsall, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO17

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Birdsall

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: West Buckrose

Church of England Diocese: York

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7/15 Middleton Hunt Kennels

Kennels. 1858. For Birdsall Estate. Rendered brick, Welsh slate, brick
dog pens with iron railings. Symmetrical composition of central block with
side wings, all with dog pens in front, and flanking staff houses. Central
gabled section of 2 storeys, one bay. Rusticated quoins and render to
ground floor. Wide keyed elliptical arch. First-floor band. 16-pane fixed
window flanked by bas-reliefs of medieval kings' heads. Clock. Gable
coping, shaped kneeler. Rusticated bell-turret with moulded cornice
surmounted by wrought-iron weathervane with fox. Flanking wings of 3
sections, each with rusticated door-frame holding iron gate, and 16-pane
sash in keyed surround, and a dog pen. Staff houses each of 2-storeys, 4-
bays, central 2 breaking forward beneath gable. Rusticated quoins to angle.
Rustication to ground floor. First-floor band. 16-pane sashes in moulded
stone architraves throughout, with small fixed windows to outer bays of
ground floor. Door in rusticated architrave to return of central section
of each cottage. Gable coping, shaped kneelers, end stacks. These kennels
were specially designed to enable the gentry to view the hounds at close

Listing NGR: SE8117264372

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