Monument record MYO4317 - Acomb bowling green

Summary

York's oldest bowling green founded c.1900. Site comprises main clubhouse, 2 sheds and later toilet facilities and the bowling green itself.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 5729 5114 (65m by 69m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Site comprises main clubhouse, 2 sheds and later toilet facilities and the bowling green itself.

Clubhouse first appears on the on the OS map of 1962 and was contructed using a modified railway carriage that was masked by later 20th roofing and cladding. The original elements of the carriage are evident from the interior and through the loose cladding of the exterior.

Source: REPORT ON A HISTORIC BUILDING RECORDING SURVEY OSA REPORT NO: OSA19BR03 (2019)


2009, The York Press (Website). SYO2056.

York Archaeological Trust, 2018, Acomb Bowling Green DBA (Unpublished document). SYO2098.

On-Site Archaeology, 2019, ACOMB BOWLING GREEN, FRONT STREET (Unpublished document). SYO2198.

On-Site Archaeology, 2019, Former Acomb Bowling Club, Front Street. Report on an Archaeological Evaluation. (Unpublished document). SYO2205.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Website: 2009. The York Press.
  • --- Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2018. Acomb Bowling Green DBA.
  • --- Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2019. ACOMB BOWLING GREEN, FRONT STREET.
  • --- Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2019. Former Acomb Bowling Club, Front Street. Report on an Archaeological Evaluation..

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Record last edited

May 7 2019 10:14AM

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