COUNTY STAND AT YORK RACECOURSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257527
Date first listed:
11-Jan-1995
Statutory Address:
COUNTY STAND AT YORK RACECOURSE, KNAVESMIRE

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Location

Statutory Address:
COUNTY STAND AT YORK RACECOURSE, KNAVESMIRE

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 59666 49806

Details

YORK

SE54NE KNAVESMIRE 1112-1/3/527 County Stand at York Racecourse 11/01/95

GV II

Racecourse stand. c1840 with early C20 alterations and extensions. Cast-iron and timber with boarded awning on iron trusses: slate hipped roof with wide eaves on timber brackets. EXTERIOR: 2-storey 11-bay front arcaded in two tiers of segmental arches on twisted columns with floral capitals on tall pedestals and with spandrels filled with openwork arabesques. Lower tier is open at the front: 8 bays have curved awning with scalloped valance above. Upper tier has ornate balustrade of cast-iron openwork panels. INTERIOR: lower tier stepped and fitted with wooden bench seats. Rear partition wall incorporates glazed and panelled doors and coat pegs. Behind partition wall, close string staircase has substantial turned balusters and shaped handrail on square sunk-panel newels with ball and pedestal finials. Both tiers have moulded cornices.

Listing NGR: SE5966649806

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
463765
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 04 Jul 2002
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