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Latitude: 53.9521 / 53°57'7"N
Longitude: -1.0994 / 1°5'57"W
OS Eastings: 459202
OS Northings: 451047
OS Grid: SE592510
Mapcode National: GBR NQRR.S0
Mapcode Global: WHFC3.2XRL
Entry Name: Summerhouse Approximately 75 Metres South West of the Mount School
Listing Date: 24 June 1983
Last Amended: 14 March 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1257913
English Heritage Legacy ID: 463308
Location: York, YO24
Electoral Ward/Division: Micklegate
Built-Up Area: York
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: York St Paul
Church of England Diocese: York
SE5951SW DALTON TERRACE
1112-1/19/284 (South side (off))
24/06/83 Summerhouse approximately 75 metres
south-west of The Mount School
(Formerly Listed as:
Garden house in grounds of The Mount
Summerhouse. c1774; removed from the garden of Holgate House,
No.163 Holgate Road (qv) and resited in the garden of The
Mount School (qv) probably in early C20. Stone steps, timber
structure, lead ogee roof. Octagonal on plan, raised on
stepped circular base.
EXTERIOR: attached Doric columns support entablature with
fluted frieze and dentilled cornice which breaks forward over
each column. One bay is open to provide access. The others are
closed by 12-pane sash windows over blind balustrades of
sturdy turned balusters the rail of which forms the plain
window sill. Roof finial terminates as dragon weathervane.
INTERIOR: fitted with attached bench behind which is a single
fielded panel beneath each window. Boarded ceiling.
The summerhouse was used by the American Quaker grammarian
Lindley Murray during his residence at Holgate House.
(Bartholomew City Guides: Hutchinson J and Palliser DM: York:
Edinburgh: 1980-: 286; RCHME: City of York: London: 1972-:
Listing NGR: SE5920251047
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