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Press Stand at York Racecourse

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Latitude: 53.9412 / 53°56'28"N

Longitude: -1.0928 / 1°5'33"W

OS Eastings: 459651

OS Northings: 449831

OS Grid: SE596498

Mapcode National: GBR NQTV.6Y

Mapcode Global: WHFC9.56XG

Entry Name: Press Stand at York Racecourse

Listing Date: 11 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257533

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463771

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


1112-1/3/526 Press Stand at York Racecourse


Racecourse stand, now press stand. c1890 with later
alterations. Rear of orange brick in English garden wall bond
banded in white brick and with stone copings: at front,
cast-iron columns on stone pedestals support shallow hipped
slate roof on shaped timber brackets which has cast-iron
guttering and terracotta finials.
EXTERIOR: 2-tiered front of 4 bays defined by columns with
foliate capitals on high pedestals. Lower tier is terraced.
Upper level is partitioned off with glazed and boarded screen
incorporating glazed and flush panelled doors, one sliding.
Rear: 3 storeys 5 bays, bays defined by pilasters with
openings set between them in recessed vertical panels. Ground
floor altered for tote windows. First floor has four 4-pane
sash windows with stone sills and stone keyed flat arches of
rubbed brick: fifth window at right end altered. Second floor
windows are 1-pane lights with stone sills and top hung
shutters. Bands of cogged brick over ground floor openings and
at eaves level.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SE5965149831

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

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