SK2670 : Chatsworth Stable Block

taken 8 years ago, near to Edensor, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Chatsworth Stable Block
Chatsworth Stable Block
Looking east to the main entrance as the setting sun highlights the stone. James Paine designed the ornate stable block for the 4th Duke of Devonshire in the 1760s. This richly decorated building was to make an imposing statement for the then new park, with accommodation for 80 horses and staff quarters above. The quadrangle design was based on William Kent's 1732 design for the Royal Mews at Charing Cross. These days it houses restaurants and shops, but members of staff still live on the first floor.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 February, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 12 November, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2619 7026 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.7244N 1:36.5484W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2609 7026
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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