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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1256340



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


District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Aug-1971

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465006

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SE6051NE WALMGATE 1112-1/17/1163 (North East side) 19/08/71 Nos.50-58 (Even) Maxwell's Hotel (Nos.50, 52 and 54) (Formerly Listed as: WALMGATE Nos.52-58 (Even))


Four houses; now hotel with cafe, and amusement arcade. Early C19, with later C19 alteration, and extension to No.54. No.50 retains original shopfront, reglazed; others altered, that to No.58 late C19. MATERIALS: No.50 rendered at front with eaves cornice of brick dentils; remainder of brown brick in Flemish bond with modillion eaves cornice of timber; shopfronts of timber; pantile roofs with brick stacks. Extension to No.54 of pink-cream mottled brick in English garden-wall bond with slate roof. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 5-window front. Carriage arch with timber lintel beneath No.56. Hotel entrance in shopfront to Nos 52 and 54. Shopfront to No.50 has jambs of convex panelling with roundels in the head, and glazed and beaded panel door to right of shallow 3-light bow window over beaded panel riser. No.58 has shopfront of panelled pilasters and modillion cornice between terminal consoles carved with Prince of Wales' feathers: glazed and panelled doors with overlights incorporating same motif flank 3-light shop window with colonnette mullions, over panelled riser. On first floor, No.50 has 4-pane sash window with painted sill; Nos 52 and 54 have tripartite bow windows, that to No.54 later insertion, with 8:12:8-pane sashes: No.56 has 4-pane sash with narrow painted sill and flat arch of rubbed brick; No.58 has canted bay window with 1-pane sash and dentilled cornice. Second floor windows are altered sashes, all with painted sills. Rear: No.52 has door of 6 raised and fielded panels, some 16-pane sash windows and radial-glazed staircase window beneath round arch of orange brick. 2-storey 5-bay wing to No.54, with narrow 1-pane or 4-pane sash windows with stone sills and heavy lintels. INTERIORS: not inspected. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 237).

Listing NGR: SE6074051610

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 237

National Grid Reference: SE 60738 51605


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