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York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 59800 52160



SE5952SE MARYGATE 1112-1/12/629 (North West side) 19/08/71 No.60 The Garth


School, now house, part occupied by No.62 Marygate (qv) and Little Garth, Marygate Lane (qv). 1705; extensively altered in late C19 and later, refenestrated 1901. Orange-brown brick in English garden wall bond, painted on ground floor to Marygate Lane; timber bargeboarded gables and brick stacks to pantile roofs. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-bay front flanked by gabled wings, 2 storeys and attic to left, 3 storeys and attic to right. Right wing has 4-panel door with side window beneath bracketed flat porch, to left of 3-light window. Left wing has 6-panel door and 3-light window: centre ground floor windows are similar. On first floor, centre window is canted oriel of 6 transomed lights: window to left is of 3 lights, to right 2 lights, both with timber mullions and transoms. On second floor windows are of 2 or 3 lights without transoms. Each attic has a glazed oculus. Windows are square latticed casements and have renewed 1-course segmental brick arches. 2-course raised brick bands to all floors, broken in places by altered fenestration and returned over right return. Left return: 2 storeys, 2 windows. On ground floor at right end is original plank and batten panelled door with timber lintel: to left is renewed unequal 12-pane sash window, further left glazed and panelled door in moulded surround with corner roundels. On first floor, window to left is 2-light casement, to right top-hung light, both transomed. All openings except right end door have flat arches of gauged brick. Right return: evidence of blocked windows with brick segmental arches on all three floors towards Marygate Lane. INTERIORS: no features of note survive. From 1705 to 1784, the house was occupied by the Grey Coat School for Girls. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO London: 1975-: 86).

Listing NGR: SE5979952159


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An Inventory of the City of York IV East, (1975), 86


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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Date: 12 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04904/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Broadribb. Source Historic England Archive
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