Description: Selby College of Further Education
Date Listed: 14 November 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 325712
OS Grid Reference: SE6094031893
OS Grid Coordinates: 460940, 431893
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7798, -1.0767
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Selby College of
SE 63 SW 9/43
1864-5. Former Armoury. and Drill Hall. Architect: Edward Taylor of York. Builder:
John Adams of Selby. Brown brick, with much yellow brick ornament. Pitched slate
roof. One storey with 2-storey gabled wings. Wings have one-bay fronts and five-bay
sides: segment-headed sashes with glazing bars. Front has modern windows except
for central (gabled) bay, which has segment-headed carriage doors with ornamental
wrought iron hinges; and 2-centred arched light in gable, with brick sub-arches
and Gothick glazing bars.
History: Built for the Selby Rifle Volunteers (founded 1862). Funds raised 1863.
Site given by Lord Londesborough, who laid the foundation stone on 21 May 1864,
and opened the building on 17 February 1865.
Listing NGR: SE6094031893
Source: English Heritage
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