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Stableyard Buildings at East End of Howick Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Longhoughton, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.4512 / 55°27'4"N

Longitude: -1.609 / 1°36'32"W

OS Eastings: 424830

OS Northings: 617553

OS Grid: NU248175

Mapcode National: GBR K56D.GQ

Mapcode Global: WHC1F.872V

Entry Name: Stableyard Buildings at East End of Howick Hall

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153996

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237010

Location: Longhoughton, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Longhoughton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Howick St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


16/119 Stableyard
buildings at
east end of
Howick Hall

Stableyard group. 1782 by William Newton for Sir Henry Grey. Main block
ashlar, other parts ashlar and squared stone, with squared rubble on some
rear elevations; Graduated Lakeland slate roofs except for Welsh slates on
south slope of main block. Plan: Rectangular main block with ranges around
courtyard on north.

South front of main block 2 storeys, 1 + 3 + 1 bays. Plinth, ground floor
impost string, 1st floor band. Blind arcade to ground floor. Slightly-
projecting centre has various sashes on ground floor and 12-pane sashes above.
Modillion cornice and pediment. Left end bay has blind window above attached
wing; right end bay has 12-pane sashes. Hipped roof with centre belfry which
has string course carried up over clockface below round arch with imposts and
plain flanking pilasters; pyramidal slated roof with weathervane. Left return
1 + 3 + 1 bays with slightly-projecting pedimented centre. Plinth and sill
bands. 12-pane sashes except for doorway, with 6-pane overlight, right of
centre. Right return 1 + 2 + 1 bays. 1st floor band. Slightly-projecting
centre has 12-pane sashes and plain pediment; end bays blind.

Elevations to courtyard: 3-bay north elevation of main block has 1st-floor
sill band; central round arch, with flush-panelled double doors and radial
fanlight, flanked by later openings; 12-pane sashes above; modillion cornice.
Stables in east range single storey, 2 + 5 + 2 bays; taller central part, set
forward, has boarded doors, with 3-pane overlights, in end bays and 12-pane
sashes between; coped gables with stepped-and-banded stacks. Flanking parts
have boarded doorways in end bays and 6-pane sashes. Coach-house is 2-storey
3-bay centre part of north range with boarded doors in segmental arcade

On west side a pedimented central gateway with rusticated quoins and elliptical
arch, and tall wall; in front of wall to right a single-storey building with
4 stable doors and 4 small sashes.

Listing NGR: NU2483017553

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

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