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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1257117



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


District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1972

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464200

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SE6052SW MUSEUM GARDENS 1112-1/27/784 Curator's House 02/11/72


Formerly known as: Keeper's House adjoining south-east end of Kings Manor MUSEUM GARDENS. House, now offices and store. 1844. By JB and W Atkinson for the Curator of the Yorkshire Museum (qv). Coursed squared magnesian limestone, much re-used, with ashlar dressings; plain tiled roof with ashlar corniced stacks. Coped gables have shaped kneelers and finials like cushion capitals. STYLE: Gothic Revival. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic; 2-window gabled front to left of 1-storey 1-window front with chamfered eaves course and half-hipped attic dormer. Gabled front has board door with 4-centred head on ornate hinges in moulded architrave. Ground floor windows are mullioned and transomed, of 3 lights to left of door, 2 lights to right: other windows are of 2 mullioned lights: all mullions, transoms and openings are ovolo-moulded and all openings are square-headed and quoined. Dormer has 2-light casement window. Right return: 2-storey 1-window gabled front. Windows are of the same form as main front. INTERIOR: not inspected. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO London: 1975-: 45).

Listing NGR: SE6000152120

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York IV East, (1975), 45

National Grid Reference: SE 59999 52122


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