CURATORS HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257117
Date first listed:
02-Nov-1972
Statutory Address:
CURATORS HOUSE, MUSEUM GARDENS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CURATORS HOUSE, MUSEUM GARDENS

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 59999 52122

Details

YORK

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

GV II

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464200
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

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