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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1257533
English Heritage Legacy ID: 463771
Location: York, YO23
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
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
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