Monument record MYO3722 - York & North Midland Workshops (demolished building might be potentially informative)

Summary

1842 et seq. but incorporating 1st YNM Engine Shed of 1839. NMR: Railway Works Queen Street. Opened in 1841 for the York and North Midland Railway Company, later part of North Eastern Railway. This small group of buildings later became York Railway Museum before demolition in 1979.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 5948 5140 (96m by 113m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

The york central audit of heritage assets mentions that it was constructed in 1842 et seq. But incorporating 1st York & North Midland Engine Shed of 1839, extended to queens street workshops between 1875 and 1888. Largely, but not entirely, demolished between 1936 and 2012.

It also mentions that archaeological investigation of a demolished building might be potentially informative.

NMR related object BF094164 FORMER YORK RAILWAY MUSEUM, QUEEN STREET, HOLGATE, YORK
Related event 1995 RCHME Architectural Survey


NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

Dr Bill Fawcett, John A Ives and Alison Sinclair, 2013, YORK CENTRAL AUDIT OF HERITAGE ASSETS,NOVEMBER 2013 (Report). SYO1457.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Report: Dr Bill Fawcett, John A Ives and Alison Sinclair. 2013. YORK CENTRAL AUDIT OF HERITAGE ASSETS,NOVEMBER 2013.
  • --- Unpublished document: NMR. NMR data.

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jan 15 2021 5:04PM

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