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County Stand at York Racecourse

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Latitude: 53.9409 / 53°56'27"N

Longitude: -1.0925 / 1°5'33"W

OS Eastings: 459666

OS Northings: 449806

OS Grid: SE596498

Mapcode National: GBR NQTW.81

Mapcode Global: WHFC9.660N

Entry Name: County Stand at York Racecourse

Listing Date: 11 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463765

Location: York, YO23

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Micklegate

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: York St Chad

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


1112-1/3/527 County Stand at York Racecourse


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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