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Summerhouse Approximately 75 Metres South West of the Mount School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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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

Plus Code: 9C5WXW22+V7

Entry Name: Summerhouse Approximately 75 Metres South West of the Mount School

Listing Date: 24 June 1983

Last Amended: 14 March 1997

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257913

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463308

Location: Micklegate, York, YO24

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 Paul

Church of England Diocese: York

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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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