EYO4834 - Strensall Tannery, Strensall Historic Building Recording & Assessment




Location North of the River Foss and the centre of Strensall, south of New Lane
Grid reference SE 6322 6104 (point)
Map sheet SE66SW
Civil Parish Strensall, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire



Scott Wilson





Strensall Tannery is located in Strensall, to the north of the town centre (NGR: 632 610). The site is bounded to the north by New Road and to the west by a road. To the south, the site is bounded by the River Foss, which passes under the road via Strensall Bridge at the southeast corner of the site. The site was in use as a Tannery until 2003, but since the closure of the plant has been subject to vandalism and is currently in a derelict condition. This building survey and assessment has been undertaken in mitigation of demolition prior to redevelopment of the site. The survey aims to identify any significant architectural features which reflect the original form and function of the buildings and to trace the historical development of the site. A general photographic survey of the historic structures was undertaken using a 35mm camera to produce monochrome photography, supplemented with colour images. Due to the condition of the building only external photography was undertaken, with general views of the structures within their wider context. 1.6 Written notes were made on site to inform the descriptive and interpretative record of the buildings. Documentary and cartographic research was undertaken at the York City Reference Library.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Photograph: Scott Wilson. 2007. Strensall Tannery.

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Mar 15 2021 11:51AM


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