Listed Building: THE GARTH (1257382)

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Grade II
NHLE 1257382
Date assigned 19 August 1971
Date last amended


YORK SE5952SE MARYGATE 1112-1/12/629 (North West side) 19/08/71 No.60 The Garth GV II School, now house, part occupied by No.62 Marygate (qv) and Little Garth, Marygate Lane (qv). 1705; extensively altered in late C19 and later, refenestrated 1901. Orange-brown brick in English garden wall bond, painted on ground floor to Marygate Lane; timber bargeboarded gables and brick stacks to pantile roofs. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-bay front flanked by gabled wings, 2 storeys and attic to left, 3 storeys and attic to right. Right wing has 4-panel door with side window beneath bracketed flat porch, to left of 3-light window. Left wing has 6-panel door and 3-light window: centre ground floor windows are similar. On first floor, centre window is canted oriel of 6 transomed lights: window to left is of 3 lights, to right 2 lights, both with timber mullions and transoms. On second floor windows are of 2 or 3 lights without transoms. Each attic has a glazed oculus. Windows are square latticed casements and have renewed 1-course segmental brick arches. 2-course raised brick bands to all floors, broken in places by altered fenestration and returned over right return. Left return: 2 storeys, 2 windows. On ground floor at right end is original plank and batten panelled door with timber lintel: to left is renewed unequal 12-pane sash window, further left glazed and panelled door in moulded surround with corner roundels. On first floor, window to left is 2-light casement, to right top-hung light, both transomed. All openings except right end door have flat arches of gauged brick. Right return: evidence of blocked windows with brick segmental arches on all three floors towards Marygate Lane. INTERIORS: no features of note survive. From 1705 to 1784, the house was occupied by the Grey Coat School for Girls. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO London: 1975-: 86). Listing NGR: SE5979952159

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