North Yorkshire - York

A historic pub interior of regional importance

This pub is currently closed (since 18/04/2018)

Listed Status: Not listed

Osbaldwick Lane
York, Osbaldwick
YO10 3AY

Tel: (01904) 411553

Real Ale: Yes

Lunchtime Meals: Yes

Public Transport: Near Bus Stop

Bus: Yes

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Built in 1934 by John Smith’s brewery (under their chief architect, Bertram Wilson) the Magnet is one of the generation of ‘Improved’ houses that were designed for the inter-war suburbs. Well-preserved examples are hard to find and this is the best survivor of its type in York. Both public bar and snug retain their fitted seating and other notable features are the bar’s arched back-fitting, the glazed dividing screen to the (defunct) off-sales and typical Thirties tilework in the off-sales itself and the gents’ toilet.

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