THE GOLDEN FLEECE HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1151324

Date first listed: 01-May-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Jun-1984

Statutory Address: THE GOLDEN FLEECE HOTEL, 42 AND 44, MARKET PLACE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE GOLDEN FLEECE HOTEL, 42 AND 44, MARKET PLACE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton (District Authority)

Parish: Thirsk

National Grid Reference: SE 42987 82030

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SE 4282 THIRSK MARKET PLACE 6/70 (south side) 1.5.52 Nos 42 and 44 (The Golden GV Fleece Hotel) (formerly listed as the Fleece Hotel)

II

Hotel of 2 builds. No 42: probably a C16 hall house with service entrance moved and upper end rebuilt. C17 and C18 alterations, top storey added post 1815. Part timber framed and brown brick. Slate roof. 3 storeys. Symmetrical facade. Central entrance. Wooden doorcase with pilasters and a large flat hood with dentilled cornice. Round-headed doorway. To each side a canted bay with sash windows with glazing bars. To the 1st floor 2 large tripartite sash windows with glazing bars in flush moulded cases, shallow segmental arched heads. Their cills form a continuous band. Wrought iron sign bracket. To the 2nd floor 3 16-pane sash windows. No 44: late C18 or early C19. Brown brick. Slate roof of shallower pitch than that of No 42 with stone verges and kneelers. Higher and narrower than No 42. 3 storey canted bay. Arched sash windows with Gothick glazing in groups of 3 with taller central light. Cills form continuous bands. Carriageway to left. Interior: No 42 some exposed timber including an inglenook beam. The front room to the right of the entrance has a C17 ceiling divided into square panels by raised borders. No 44: ground floor sash window has fixed light. C20 extension at rear not included. Was a famous posting inn. P Wyon and W Fogitt, Thirsk, Past and Present, 1980, p7. N Pevsner, Yorkshire, North Riding, 1966, p367.

Listing NGR: SE4298782030

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 333311

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966), 367
Wyon, P, Fogitt, W, Thirsk Past and Present, (1980), 7

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