Building record MYO4010 - The Garth, St.Olave's Road


Private residence, originally known as Low Royd. Built in 1886 for Mr. H M Platnauer, Keeper of the Yorkshire Museum, and probably designed by James Demaine, older partner in the architectural firm of Demaine and Brierley. In 1905 a new wing, designed by Walter Brierley, was added to the original house. Nominated for inclusion on York's Local List of heritage assets because it is the work of two highly regarded architects, of whom Brierley is Nationally recognised; because the 1905 wing retains exceptionally fine fixtures and fittings designed by Brierley; also for its connection with a local personality prominent in the late Victorian cultural life of the City; and for its contribution to the street scene of St. Olaves Road.


Grid reference Centred SE 5975 5267 (24m by 25m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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Nov 14 2014 1:29PM


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