Tell us your stories...
At Goddards, we tell the story of the Terry family, the Terry’s factory and York's 1930s heyday. Have you got your own chapter of memories to add? Goddards, and the Terry factory, meant many things to many people.
Stop by and tell us your story using our vintage typewriter.
The Drawing Room
One of the most eye catching rooms in the house has to be the drawing room. Enjoy the views over the garden, sup sherry by the fireplace or marvel at the gorgeous ceiling and chandelier.
A 1930s Childhood
Enter the world of a 1930s child by finding out more about the lives of the Terry family children and how they lived and played at Goddards. Explore what it was like to grow up before the days of television and video games and how Peter and Kenneth used to play cricket in the corridors!
The Art of Design
Enjoy this 1920s arts and crafts home with wonderfully hand carved stairs and detailing from window latches to brickwork. There is also a fantastic selection of William Morris style wallpaper in the house and many decorative features to see both externally and internally.
- Marvel at beautiful details and designs
- Create your own designs by borrowing our sketch pads and pencils to have a go at sketching
- Leaf through some of the architect's letters to Noel Terry
Goddards brought together many of the discoveries Walter Brierley had made throughout his career and is a fusion of different styles including jacobean, Queen Anne, Vernacular, neo-Georgian but predominantly Arts and Crafts.
Pick up an Art of Design leaflet on your visit, or download it below.