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Stable Court at Renishaw Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eckington, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3028 / 53°18'10"N

Longitude: -1.3464 / 1°20'47"W

OS Eastings: 443650

OS Northings: 378626

OS Grid: SK436786

Mapcode National: GBR MZ17.9R

Mapcode Global: WHDF4.972V

Plus Code: 9C5W8M33+4C

Entry Name: Stable Court at Renishaw Hall

Listing Date: 31 January 1967

Last Amended: 7 July 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335076

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79587

ID on this website: 101335076

Location: Eckington, North East Derbyshire, S21

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Eckington

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Renishaw

Church of England Diocese: Derby

Tagged with: Stable

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Stable Court at Renishaw Hall (formerly listed as Stable Court including two cottages)


Stable Court. 1795, by Joseph Badger of Sheffield. Ashlar and
coursed rubble coal measures sandstone, with moulded eaves
cornice and slate roof coverings. Double courtyard plan, with
pedimented portico to entrance, corner pavilions to principal
elevations, and intermediate and end pavilions to outer walls.
East elevation. Symmetrical front, 1-3-1-3-1 bays with central
portico with pediment above semi-circular headed entrance
archway. Within the pediment is the Sitwell coat of arms in
Coade stone. Flanking the archway are pairs of attached Tuscan
columns. Above the entrance a domed cupola with coupled Tuscan
columns to corners, louvred faces and a lead covered roof
supporting an ornamental weather vane. Flanking the portico are
single storey three-bay ranges with 4 x 4 pane sashes, some with
painted sashes. Advanced square pavilions to ends with Venetian
windows with semi-circular headed recesses. Voussoirs to arch
heads and glazing bar sashes to the openings. Upper floor with
2 x 3-light sash windows. Flanking ranges 1-5-1-5-1 in rubble
sandstone, with sash windows in some openings, and with other
openings blind, below wedge lintels channelled in imitation of
voussoirs. Central pavilion with six pane sash above Venetian
window, as in the pavilions to the main elevation. Entrance
courtyard completely paved with stone setts with pedimented
central doorway to north range flanked by glazing bar sashes
below wedge lintels. South flanking range with two plain
doorways and three sash windows, linking the intermediate
pavilions, and dividing the two courtyards, a seven bay single
storey range, with five segmental arched openings to the centre,
the central one giving access to the inner courtyard, the
remainder carriage sheds formerly with six panel double doors
with curved heads, now mostly renewed. At either end, a single
plain doorway beneath a wedge lintel, and a sash window. Inner
court with arcaded south range, with semi-circular arched
openings, now all infilled. North side with four tall sash
windows below wedge lintels, one doorway with chamfered quoined
surround at west end, and plain doorway beneath wedge lintel at
east end, with nine pane sash above. West end of inner court
closed by three bay barn with concrete tiled hipped roof,
advanced central bay with segmental arch to tall cart opening
and circular pitching eyes to overlofts of end bays.
Ventilation slits to ground floor, and plain doorways inserted
at each end. Doors renewed. Interior. The main stable has
round headed niches for fodder to each stall.

Listing NGR: SK4365078626

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