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IoE Number: 465437
Photographer: Mr Steve Novak
Date Photographed: 03 September 2000
Date listed: 19 October 1951
Date of last amendment: 19 October 1951
Grade II*

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LEEDSSE3532TEMPLE NEWSAM PARK, Temple Newsam714-1/46/1129Stables at Temple Newsam

LEEDS SE3532 TEMPLE NEWSAM PARK, Temple Newsam 714-1/46/1129 Stables at Temple Newsam 19/10/51 GV II* Stable block, now restaurant, exhibition area, offices and workshops. c1742. Probably by Daniel Garrett, in the Palladian style of James Gibbs. For Henry Ingram, 7th Viscount Irwin. Red/brown brick in alternate header and stretcher bond, stone details, stone slate hipped roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays, courtyard plan. Main entrance on the west side. Central high round arch, stone impost band, flanked by lower round-arched niches, small square windows above. Moulded pediment, original "one-handed" turret clock with an hour striking movement. Louvred cupola surmounted by fine weather vane in the form of the Ingram crest (a cock) with the Viscount's coronet below. Recessed flanking bays of 5 or more windows with tall small-pane sashes, some round-arched. The south side (also visible form the house), of 3 bays, the central bay breaking forward with a central pedimented doorway flanked by niches, tall sashes to ground floor, square 6-pane windows to first floor. Segmental arches to openings facing cobbled yard, mounting block. INTERIOR: not inspected. The plan of the stable block is shown on the c1742 map of Temple Newsam, a matching riding school block was never built. (Country Life: 12 September 1974: article on Daniel Garrett; Leeds Art Calendar No.53: Gilbert C: The Park and Gardens of Temple Newsam: 1964-: 4-9; Leeds City Art Gallery: Guide to Temple Newsam: 1989-).

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