THE KIOSK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256561
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1997
Statutory Address:
THE KIOSK, STOCKTON LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE KIOSK, STOCKTON LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 61562 52827

Details

YORK

SE6152NE STOCKTON LANE 1112-1/11/1003 (North side) The Kiosk

II

Electrobus booster station and terminus; now shop. 1915; altered 1922. Designed by the City Engineer. Orange-brown brick in English garden-wall bond, some rusticated and some herring-bone infilling to planted timber-framing; tiled gableted roof with overhanging bracketed eaves. EXTERIOR: 1-storey structure of 2 unequal bays articulated by rusticated brick piers. Bay to left has 3-leaf glazed folding door between 1-light fixed windows set in planted timber-framed screen. Bay to right has 2-light window at rear of former shelter recess. Left return has 2-light window; right return plain door. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: the building was designed for the dual functions of terminus shelter and battery re-charging station for electrobuses introduced into the City in 1915 and operated to Heworth until 1920. In 1922 permission was granted for the conversion of the building to tobacco and sweet kiosk. York was one of only eight towns in Britain to run battery operated electrobuses. (York Historian: Murray H: Electrobuses in York: York: 1990-: 68-84).

Listing NGR: SE6156252827

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
464774
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Murray, H, 'York Historian' in Electrobuses In York, (1990), 68-84

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Jan 2001
Reference: IOE01/02680/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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