Building record MYO422 - SHIPTON STREET SCHOOL AND FORMER SCHOOLMASTER'S HOUSE NOW NO. 2
|Grid reference||SE 5997 5306 (point)|
|Unitary Authority||City of York, North Yorkshire|
Type and Period (2)
School and attached school-master's house. 1890, with minor C20 alterations. Designed by Walter Brierley of the architectural firm of Domaine & Brierley. Red brick with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Single storey with 2 storey house attached to west. Chamfered brick plinth, moulded brick cill band and deeply moulded eaves. 5 ornate brick chimney stacks. EXTERIOR: Irregular street front has tall double windows at either end, both with crow-stepped gables, round headed windows with brick tympani and small circular windows above. Between these windows are alternating pairs of small windows and single tall through-eaves windows topped with curved pediments, plus a single off-centre 2-light crow-stepped through-eaves window. At either end broad curved gables with tall side windows and three round-headed openings in the apex of the gable. South front has eight central through-eaves openings arranged; 2 windows, door, 2 windows, door, 2 windows. Either side a single doorway and a window. Tall broad C20 chimney stack added. East end has tall square tower with pyramidal roof topped with square cupola and leaded ogee roof with ornate iron weather vane. This tower has three round-headed blank openings to each face. School-master's house [No. 2, Shipton Street] has broad curved gable with brick coping and doorway to left with 5-panel door and 3-pane overlight, to right a double sash window with link below double sash window.
This attractive Domestic Revival style school, designed by Walter Brierley in York in 1890, is the first of an important group of schools that he designed in the city.
Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005
AOC, 2009, Shipton Street School York (Unpublished document). SYO1152.
- --- SYO1152 Unpublished document: AOC. 2009. Shipton Street School York.
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Sep 30 2014 3:25PM