Monument record MYO4570 - CLIFTON HOSPITAL


A Victorian pyschiatric hospital, then termed a 'pauper lunatic asylum' designed by Scott and Moffatt, opened in 1847. it was extended with additional wings by J B and William Atkinson in 1850. A chapel was added in 1873, a recreation hall in 1876, further wards in 1879 and a water tower in 1882. Further alterations were carried out in 1890, 1910 and 1915.


Grid reference SE 5845 5384 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish Clifton Without, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (8)

Full Description

NMR Information:

No further description provided.

GIS point based on NMR information. Exact location is unsure, but should be close. The building may have been demolished. Chapel is still extant.

Related event: (UID 1050602) RCHME: HOSPITALS PROJECT
Architectural Survey
1991 - 1995

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 23 2019 10:00AM


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