Yorkshire Sights

Treasurer's House

  • Minster Yard Map It
  • York
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Surprises await inside this large 17th-century town house. With an eye for texture, decoration, and pattern, industrialist Frank Green—who lived here from 1897 to 1930—re-created 13 period rooms, including a medieval great hall as a showcase for his collection of antique furniture, ceramics, art, and textiles. Delft tiles decorate the former kitchen (now a shop) and the dining room retains its original 16th-century paneling and 18th-century plasterwork. Stumpwork from the 17th century is the highlight of the textiles in the Tapestry Room. There's an actual Roman road in the cellar, plus a display about Roman York and one resident's account of seeing a ghostly Roman legion in the 1950s.

Sight Information

Address:

Minster Yard, York, YO1 7JL, England

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Phone:

01904-624247

Sight Details:

  • House and garden £7.20
  • Mar.–Oct., Sat.–Thurs. 11–5; Feb., Sat.–Thurs. 11–3, by guided tour only; last admission at 4:30

Published 08/18/2015

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