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Claxton and Garland

Description and History of Site:-
Five bays basement and three storeys. Gable over central bay surmounted by small slated turret. Long axis to river. Plain but good. Lettering also good colouring of their trademark. Simple flat-arched windows. Stone basement and flat stone arches of large voussoirs to five openings. Nice brick cornice with white dentils.

Originally Bernard Quinn Ltd. Millers and Corn Merchants. In 1973 was occupied by Claxton and Garland, Building Contractors, now (2017) offices.

Further Reading and References:-
YAHS - Hatcher Card Index. Research funded by the Yorkshire Arts Association 1972.
Hatcher, J. The industrial architecture of Yorkshire. Phillimore, 1985

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Key Words :- milling corn warehouse builders

Viewing the Site :- Can be seen from Queen's Staith and the River Ouse

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Address :- York, North Yorkshire, YO1 6DE
Grid Ref :- SE 60210 51533
Co-ordinates :- Lat 53.956393 , Long -1.083920
Local Authority :- York City Council
Pre 1974 County :- Yorkshire - North Riding
Site Status :- Listed - Grade II
Historic England List No - 1256830,
Site Condition :- Site refurbished to industrial / commercial use
Contributor :- Daniel Balmforth - 4 July 2015

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