Building record MYO4729 - Glen Heworth


Later known as The Glen. House built 1840-50, in the late 19th century the size of the house was doubled and some of the gardens were made public or developed for public housing. Demolished circa 1965.


Grid reference SE 6149 5243 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

The Glen Residential Nursery was built as an isolated detached house in the last decade before 1850. On the OS map of 1852 it is called Glen Heworth and is shown surrounded by extensive grounds. Later in the 19th century it was enlarged to double its original size. The house was designed in a picturesque Tudor style featuring many gables with boldly projecting barge boards, the principal ones shaped and pierced, and chimneystacks of various designs; one of the stacks had three separate octagonal shafts with moulded brick bases and tops. Demolished.

'Houses: Heworth', in An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 4, Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse (London, 1975). Monument 149

NMR Information

BF060662 THE GLEN RESIDENTIAL NURSERY, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

RCHME, 1975, RCHME Volume 4, Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse (Monograph). SYO2424.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1975. RCHME Volume 4, Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 30 2020 11:34AM


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