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POSTERN HOUSE

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.

Name: POSTERN HOUSE

List entry Number: 1256411

Location

POSTERN HOUSE, 1, TOWER PLACE

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

County:

District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464943

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

YORK

SE6051SW TOWER PLACE 1112-1/21/1134 (North West side) 24/06/83 No.1 Postern House

GV II

House. Early C19. Red-grey brick in Flemish bond, with doorcase and eaves cornice of timber, and brick end stacks to Welsh slate roof. Central-entry plan. EXTERIOR: 2-storey 2-window front. Central doorcase of engaged fluted Doric columns, beaded panelled frieze and cornice hood: 2 steps lead to door of 6 raised and fielded panels, beneath margin-glazed overlight, recessed in incised panelled reveal. All windows are 16-pane sashes with renewed sills and flat arches of gauged brick, those on first floor cut by dentilled and bracketed cornice. Yorkshire Insurance firemark dated 1824 on first floor. INTERIOR: not inspected. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 235).



Listing NGR: SE6040651419

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 235

National Grid Reference: SE 60406 51419

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