SUMMERHOUSE APPROXIMATELY 75 METRES SOUTH WEST OF THE MOUNT SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1257913
Date first listed:
24-Jun-1983
Date of most recent amendment:
14-Mar-1997
Statutory Address:
SUMMERHOUSE APPROXIMATELY 75 METRES SOUTH WEST OF THE MOUNT SCHOOL, DALTON TERRACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
SUMMERHOUSE APPROXIMATELY 75 METRES SOUTH WEST OF THE MOUNT SCHOOL, DALTON TERRACE

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 59202 51047

Details

YORK

SE5951SW DALTON TERRACE 1112-1/19/284 (South side (off)) 24/06/83 Summerhouse approximately 75 metres south-west of The Mount School (Formerly Listed as: DALTON TERRACE Garden house in grounds of The Mount School)

GV II*

Summerhouse. c1774; removed from the garden of Holgate House, No.163 Holgate Road (qv) and resited in the garden of The Mount School (qv) probably in early C20. Stone steps, timber structure, lead ogee roof. Octagonal on plan, raised on stepped circular base. EXTERIOR: attached Doric columns support entablature with fluted frieze and dentilled cornice which breaks forward over each column. One bay is open to provide access. The others are closed by 12-pane sash windows over blind balustrades of sturdy turned balusters the rail of which forms the plain window sill. Roof finial terminates as dragon weathervane. INTERIOR: fitted with attached bench behind which is a single fielded panel beneath each window. Boarded ceiling. The summerhouse was used by the American Quaker grammarian Lindley Murray during his residence at Holgate House. (Bartholomew City Guides: Hutchinson J and Palliser DM: York: Edinburgh: 1980-: 286; RCHME: City of York: London: 1972-: 68).



Listing NGR: SE5920251047

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
463308
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York III South West, (1972), 68
Hutchinson, J, Palliser, D M, 'Bartholomew City Guides' in York, (1980), 286

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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