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Description: Enholmes Brick and Tile Works
Date Listed: 7 November 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 166608
OS Grid Reference: TA2998123359
OS Grid Coordinates: 529981, 423359
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6905, -0.0330
TA 22 SE
(west side, off)
6/66 Enholmes Brick and Tile
7-11-77 (formerly listed as
Brick and tile works, now offices, stores and workshop. Late 1840s for
William Marshall. Renovated 1980-2. Red brick with pantile roof. L-shaped
on plan: former brick and tile pressing shop to south-east, with drying shed
adjoining to west and north. South side: 2 storeys, 5 bays; twin gables,
with central straight joint. Former drying shop section to left has central
full-height round-arched opening containing C20 door beneath timber lintel
and window with glazing bars in recessed panel; lower flanking round-arched
recessed panels, that to right containing C20 door beneath flat brick arch.
Former pressing shop section to right has pair of full-height recessed
round-arched panels each containing pairs of 12-pane ground-floor sashes
with ashlar sills and brick flat arches, and single unequal 9-pane first-
floor sashes with sills. Projecting eaves with shaped brackets and plain
barge boards. East side of pressing shop: 4 recessed bays, with pairs of
12-pane ground-floor sashes and unequal 9-pane first-floor sashes to each
bay with ashlar sills and flat brick arches; inserted panelled door and
overlight to rebuilt second bay. West side of drying shed: 22 bays, with
stone-coped rounded brick piers supporting exposed tie-beams, 6 bays with
C20 sliding doors, the remainder blocked and with windows; corbelled out
angle to north west. East side of drying shed: 15 bays, with similar brick
piers, single C20 door and casements in blocked openings. Interior:
northern section of drying shed contains original roof, with heavy tie-
beams, truncated principal rafters, king- and queen-struts. The Enholmes
Brick and Tile Works supplied building and drainage materials for the
Marshall Estate, which included Enholmes Farm (qv), Enholmes Hall, the Flax
Mills (now demolished) and housing for employees. Ceased operation c1950.
The round-arched openings and gable details are similar to those used at
Enholmes Farm, suggesting the same architect. Victoria County History:
York, East Ri ding, vol 5, 1982, pp 102-5.
Listing NGR: TA2998123359
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