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Indicator Board and Clock Tower at York Racecourse

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9401 / 53°56'24"N

Longitude: -1.0943 / 1°5'39"W

OS Eastings: 459548

OS Northings: 449712

OS Grid: SE595497

Mapcode National: GBR NQSW.WB

Mapcode Global: WHFC9.5748

Entry Name: Indicator Board and Clock Tower at York Racecourse

Listing Date: 4 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463769

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


YORK

SE54NE KNAVESMIRE
1112-1/3/1240 Indicator Board and Clock Tower at
04/08/95 York Racecourse

II

Indicator board and clock tower. 1922. Designed by Walter
Brierley. Steel framed, wooden and re-constituted stone with a
hipped slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys plus attic. Square plan. Ground floor has
square corner piers and between on 3 sides 2 Doric columns in
antis, all of re-constituted stone. First and second floors
are divided into 3 panels on each of the 3 front faces, these
panels are each divided into 6 spaces for name boards. In the
centre of each of these faces is a seventh panel in a central
square dormer with a flat lead roof. The main front has
attached frames to each side for further name boards. The
square hipped roof is topped by a square lantern with a
circular clock face to each side, and a moulded square lead
dome topped with a finial. The 7 day clock was made by GJF
Newey of York and installed in 1923.
INTERIOR: retains all its original structure and fittings.

Listing NGR: SE5954849712

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