Conservation Area: Tadcaster Road Conservation Area (Conservation Area 9)

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Authority City of York Council
Date assigned Wednesday, January 1, 1975
Date last amended


The Tadcaster Road Conservation Area follows the main York to London Road from the Mount, past the former gallows (marked by a stone engraved 'Tyburn') through the settlement of Dringhouses. For much of its passage it is lined by mature trees, and there are extensive views across the Knavesmire (part of Micklegate Stray) to the racecourse stands and Terry's Factory. The Conservation Area was designated in 1975. Dringhouses was outside of the city boundary until 1937. There are still small indications of the former separate identity of Dringhouses such as the church and village school (now library). The main elements of the character and appearance of the area are: 1) The linear form of the original village with buildings lining the long village street 2) The mature trees at the roadside and in private gardens 3) Long views out across the Knavesmire and towards Terry's Factory 4) The large villas in their own grounds along Tadcaster Road

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  • Unpublished document: Tadcaster Road and Racecourse Conservation Area.



Grid reference Centred SE 5895 5015 (742m by 1448m)
Map sheet SE55SE

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Record last edited

Mar 12 2021 10:55AM


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