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

York (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
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SE 60129 51358



SE6051SW VICTOR STREET 1112-1/21/1144 (South East side) 01/07/68 Nos.3 AND 5 (Formerly Listed as: VICTOR STREET Nos.3 AND 5 The Old Rectory)


Rectory to Church of St Mary Bishophill Senior (demolished); now two dwellings. Late C17; altered, extended and re-roofed after 1876, restored 1987. Red and orange brick in stretcher bond; brick coping and kneelers, now rendered, to steeply-pitched pantile roof; brick stacks at left end of No.3, and to rear of front range of No.5. EXTERIOR: 2-storey front of 4 unequal bays, articulated by pilasters. Entrance to No.3 is inserted 6-panel door in left end bay; entrance to No.5 in rear extension. In right of centre bay, C19 cart arch beneath massive lintel, now closed by wrought-iron gates. Left of arch is late C19 shopfront of plain pilasters and frieze beneath moulded cornice between scrolled, grooved consoles surmounted by gablets. Shop door boarded over beneath fanlight, to right of 8-pane sash window. To right of arch, 25-pane sash window with sunk-panel shutters. First floor windows are 16-pane sashes. Raised first floor band; coved boarded eaves. Rear: ground floor obscured by extensions: inside No.3, a fire-window arch, pilasters and raised first floor band are visible. On first floor, three original segmental arches survive over later windows. INTERIOR: of No.3: exposed chamfer-stopped beams and joists on both floors, supported on ground floor by dwarf Doric column. Against left end wall, later fireplace survives to brick chimney hood, visible on first floor. On first floor, two rooms have early C19 fireplaces with cast-iron grates. RCHM file records a blocked 2-light window in the gable wall of No.3, with timber-frame and mullion. Interior of No.5 not inspected. This is an interesting example of a rural vernacular house-type, unusual in an urban setting and unique in York. (Pace GG: Bishophill: York: York: 1974-: 7, 31; City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 62).

Listing NGR: SE6012951358


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Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York III South West, (1972), 62
Pace, G G, York, (1974), 7, 31


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

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Date: 04 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/05102/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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