Building record MYO1674 - House on Greencliffe Drive
|Grid reference||SE 5924 5295 (point)|
|Unitary Authority||City of York, North Yorkshire|
|Civil Parish||York, City of York, North Yorkshire|
Type and Period (2)
House. Built shortly after 1836. Mottled brick with limestone ashlar dressings. Slate roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Facade has one-bay gable at the left with a 2-light mullioned window to each floor, both with leaded glazing and with an heraldic shield in coloured glass in each light. The ground-floor lights have shouldered arches to the heads, and the lights of the upper window are trefoiled. The gable is coped. The right-hand return wall is blind except for a one-light window with shouldered head on the ground floor. Set back at the right, in the angle with a projecting wing, is a 2-storey turret of square plan with a pyramid roof. On the ground floor it has a doorway with chamfered surround, shouldered lintel, and boarded door with iron strap hinges. Above, at 1st floor level, there is a chamfered slit window. The right-hand return wall of the turret has a similar window at an intermediate level. The turret roof has lead rolls at the angles, a finial, and a pierced metal weather vane with the initials 'JR'. Chimneys on left-hand return wall of main range, and towards right behind entrance turret. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: built as a gardener's cottage for the Roper family, owners of Clifton Croft, Greencliffe Drive (qv). (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: London: 1975-: 68).
Listing NGR: SE5924852960
Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005
No further description provided.
Related event: (UID 613515) INVESTIGATION BY RCHME/EH ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY Architectural Survey 14-NOV-1995 - 14-NOV-1995
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Record last edited
Aug 9 2019 11:33AM