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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: 1259233



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: 24-Jun-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463121

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SE5952NW CLIFTON 1112-1/6/204 (West side (off)) 24/06/83 St Olave's House (St Olave's School)


House, now school. 1813. For David Russell, solicitor, altered C20. Stucco with hipped concrete tile roofs. EXTERIOR: main block symmetrical, of 2 storeys and 3 bays. The windows are glazing bar sashes and are taller on the ground floor. The porch has a sprocketed hipped roof, a divided 4-panel door with pilaster jambs, and a semicircular overlight incorporating a lamp. To the left there is a single-storey one-bay C20 addition with a coped parapet and a tripartite glazing bar sash window. To the right there is a 2-storey 2-bay wing which has glazing bar sashes and has a small square window between the 1st floor windows. INTERIOR: the inner porch door is of oak and partly glazed. The doors opening off the stair hall are of mahogany, with 6 panels which have margins formed by raised mouldings. The dog-leg stair has an open string, turned mahogany balusters, and a wreathed mahogany handrail. House was known as Clifton Grove when built. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: London: 1975-: 67).

Listing NGR: SE5947952703

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York IV East, (1975), 67

National Grid Reference: SE 59479 52703


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