Monument record MYO4167 - Friar's Garden

Summary

Friar's Garden shown on Horsley's Plan 1694. Area of garden not exact. Originally part of Dominican Friary (MYO4168). In 1380 the garden of the Friars Preachers was mentioned in a document. By the time of the Dissolution it was recorded as 1 acre (garden and orchard). In the 17th century it became a nursery garden which under the management of the Telford family became the most important in the north of England. The land was eventually sold to the Trustees to York and North Midland Railway and the York's first railway station was built in 1841.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 5982 5170 (162m by 153m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Victoria County History, 1961, Victoria County History: A History of the County of York - The City of York (Monograph). SYO1655.

RCHME, 1972, RCHME City of York Volume III South-west of the Ouse, fig 2 and p53 (Monograph). SYO64.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Monograph: Victoria County History. 1961. Victoria County History: A History of the County of York - The City of York.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1972. RCHME City of York Volume III South-west of the Ouse. fig 2 and p53.

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Record last edited

Jul 13 2015 4:27PM

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