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Stable Block to Wortley Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Wortley, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.4913 / 53°29'28"N

Longitude: -1.5324 / 1°31'56"W

OS Eastings: 431124

OS Northings: 399501

OS Grid: SK311995

Mapcode National: GBR KXR2.15

Mapcode Global: WHCBY.FHJV

Entry Name: Stable Block to Wortley Hall

Listing Date: 4 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315070

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334013

Location: Wortley, Barnsley, S35

County: Barnsley

Civil Parish: Wortley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wortley St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

4/137 Stable-block to
Wortley Hall


Stable-block. Early Cl9. For the Wortley Hall estate. Coursed, dressed
sandstone, graduated slate roof. Partly 2 storeys, 5 : 3 : 5 bays, symmetrical
elevations with central 3-bay pediments breaking forward. Ashlar plinth.
Central carriage entrance has impost band to rusticated round arch, flanking
bays all have a blind round-arched recess with projecting sill and rusticated
voussoirs, linking impost band; recesses to bays 2, 4, 10, 12 set back within
larger round-arched panels. Cornice and blocking course, central pediment with
glass-faced clock. Hipped roof with corniced stacks near each end, louvred
ridge ventilators. Octagonal central cupola with archivolted opening in each
face, cornice and ball-finialled balustrade, lead dome with apex finial.
Rear: in same style, end bays and 4th from ends have 9-panel doors; unequally-hung
25-pane sashes to other round-arched openings. Roof dormers. Each return has a
blind, Venetian window.

Interior: some original horse-standing fixtures in left part, tiled back walls.

In 1797 John Carr and assistant Peter Atkinson were engaged by James Archibald
Stuart-Wortley and submitted schemes including that for the stable. This had
not been built by 1800 but it is probable that the present design draws from their
work. The cupola matches that on Wortley Hall (q.v.) added later in the century
probably by William Burn (Hewlings).

R. Hewlings, 'Wortley Hall', Archaeological Journal, vol 137, 1980, pp397-400.

Listing NGR: SK3112499501

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