Basic Site Details

Name: Rowntree's Cocoa Works
Town, district or village: York
City or county: Yorkshire
Country: England
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Rowntree's Chocolate FactoryYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Works  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Haxby RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21891After 1892Addition 
Item 2 of 21898 Contracts advertisedFurther additions


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 7Fred RowntreeArchitectA1891After 1892Additions
Item 2 of 7Malcolm StarkArchitectA1891After 1892 
Item 3 of 7Stark & RowntreeArchitectural practiceA1891After 1892Additions
Item 4 of 7John Galt MitchellArchitectA1892 Additions - as assistant to Stark & Rowntree
Item 5 of 7Fred RowntreeArchitectB1898 Further additions
Item 6 of 7Malcolm StarkArchitectB1898 Further additions
Item 7 of 7Stark & RowntreeArchitectural practiceB1898 Further additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Rowntree and Company 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1891   770
Item 2 of 2Pevsner, N and Neave, D1995Yorkshire: York and the East Riding (The Buildings of England)2nd EditionHarmondsworth: Penguin Booksp246

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder5 February 1898  p140 - contracts

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Galt Mitchell: L v1 no91 (microfilm reel 29)