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The Lodge and Attached Gates and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildhall, York

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9608 / 53°57'38"N

Longitude: -1.0866 / 1°5'11"W

OS Eastings: 460025

OS Northings: 452019

OS Grid: SE600520

Mapcode National: GBR NQVM.KX

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.8PTY

Plus Code: 9C5WXW67+89

Entry Name: The Lodge and Attached Gates and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 2 November 1972

Last Amended: 14 March 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257098

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464223

Location: Museum Gardens, York, YO1

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Guildhall

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: York St Michael-le-Belfrey

Church of England Diocese: York

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Description



YORK

SE6052SW MUSEUM GARDENS
1112-1/27/782 The Lodge and attached gates and
02/11/72 gate piers
(Formerly Listed as:
MUSEUM STREET
Lodge and gates)

GV II

Lodge; attached gates and gate piers. Lodge 1874, gates and
gate piers 1879. By George Fowler Jones for The Yorkshire
Philosophical Society; gates probably manufactured by the
Walker Foundry.
MATERIALS: lodge of ashlar; plain tile roofs, half conical
over machicolated eaves to street front and with wrought-iron
finial, partly hidden elsewhere by embattled parapets;
corniced ashlar stack with offsets. Gate piers of ashlar,
gates of cast and wrought-iron.
EXTERIOR: entrance front: 2-storey block with 1-storey porch
beneath crow stepped gable; 2-stage embattled circular tower
to right. Door in porch is glazed and panelled with overlight
in chamfered stopped opening with 2-centred head: above is
stilted arched hoodmould on foliate stops; in gable apex
monogrammed shield bearing defaced date 18.. and initials YPS
entwined. Porch left return has shield of Royal Arms bearing
Plantagenet lions beneath pointed hoodmould with headstop at
right.
Front to Museum Street: 2-storey 2-window bowed front to right
of 2-storey parallel range with corbelled extruded stack in
re-entrant. On ground floor are three shoulder-headed windows,
on first floor two square-headed windows, all 1-pane sashes in
chamfered openings. Moulded first floor string, extended over
stack. Garden front: 2 storeys and attic, crow-stepped gable
wall. 4-pane sash windows on ground and first floors, slit
light in gable end, all in chamfered openings. First floor
string course.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: gate piers are square on plan,
approximately 3.0 metres high, inner and outer faces supported
by gabled dwarf buttresses beneath panels carved with pendent
armorial shields. Shallow pyramidal caps surmounted by
reconstructed gas lamps. Paired carriage gates are flanked by
pedestrian gates, of square section bars and rails with
rosettes at the heads.
(Murray H: Heraldry and the Buildings of York: York: 1985-:
58).

Listing NGR: SE6049052070

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