Building record MYO4300 - Carlton Tavern/West Garth

Summary

Victorian villa named West Garth originally owned by the Russell family. From 1945 to 1970 it was the Godfrey Walker Children's Home. It became a hotel and in 1993 was bought by Marston's Brewery when it became a public house. One of very few remaining buildings from this era in Acomb. Architecturaly impressive. Its loss would diminish the character of the area. Nominated for inclusion on the Local List of Heritage Assets.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 5798 5149 (27m by 29m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Two and a half storey later Victorian villa named West Garth originally owned by the Russell family. The first reference appears in 1889 in a directory of York occupied by Arthur Henry Russell, a local solicitor. The 1891 census records Arthur (48), wife Annie (38) and daughters Elizabth (15) and Mildred (12) and 5 female servants.

West Garth and neighbouring Shelly House were probably the work of the same architect (unknown) but varied in configuration reflecting the requirements of the owners.

From 1946 to 1970 it was the Godfrey Walker Children's Nursery. IN 1976 the nursery closed and the building became a children's care homeuntil 1982. It later became a hotel and in 1993 was bought by Marston's Brewery when it became a public house.

One of very few remaining buildings from this era in Acomb. Architecturaly impressive. Its loss would diminish the character of the area. Nominated for inclusion on the Local List of Heritage Assets.


NAA, 2017, Carlton Tavern HER ST (Unpublished document). SYO1982.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: NAA. 2017. Carlton Tavern HER ST.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 11 2017 11:00AM

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