ST SAVIOURGATE UNITARIAN CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1256710
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1954
Statutory Address:
ST SAVIOURGATE UNITARIAN CHAPEL, ST SAVIOURGATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST SAVIOURGATE UNITARIAN CHAPEL, ST SAVIOURGATE

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60621 51975

Details

YORK

SE6051NE ST SAVIOURGATE 1112-1/17/996 (North West side) 14/06/54 St Saviourgate Unitarian Chapel

GV II*

Formerly known as: St Saviourgate Chapel ST SAVIOURGATE. Presbyterian chapel, now Unitarian. 1692; refenestrated, re-roofed, refitted and vestry added 1851-60; restored 1990-91. C19 work by George Fowler Jones. MATERIALS: orange-brown brick in stretcher bond, with brick doorcase and dressings; timber guttering on paired modillions; slate roofs with stone copings. PLAN: cruciform with low crossing tower. EXTERIOR: main entrance in south arm through panelled double doors in raised brick surround with plain cornice, flanked by inserted 1-pane sash windows: round-arched window in raised surround over door. Both returns and south faces of east and west arms have similar windows in flush surrounds, those in flanking arms over panelled double doors with flat arches. Windows are round-headed margin-glazed sashes. North, east and west arms are gabled and have 2-course brick bands at eaves level and blocked oeil-de-boeuf openings in gable ends; roof of south arm is hipped. Crossing tower has pyramidal roof and two blocked window openings with flat arches of brick to south face; east and west faces have single louvred openings. INTERIOR: largely refitted C19, with C18 octagonal pulpit. Ceilings mostly C19, although the north room retains its original plaster barrel vault and roof timbers above. Monuments include many simple white marble wall tablets. Chapel is important for its cruciform plan, and notable as the earliest surviving nonconformist chapel in York. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 55-56).

Listing NGR: SE6062151975

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
464649
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 55-56

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Dec 2000
Reference: IOE01/02680/02
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