MELROSE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256728
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1954
Statutory Address:
MELROSE HOUSE, 3, ST SAMPSONS SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MELROSE HOUSE, 3, ST SAMPSONS SQUARE

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60296 51873

Details

YORK

SE6051NW ST SAMPSON'S SQUARE 1112-1/28/969 (South West side) 14/06/54 No.3 Melrose House

GV II

House, now offices. Late C18 with C20 alteration and shopfront. For Alderman Thomas Hartley. MATERIALS: front of red brick in Flemish bond on painted stone plinth; window arches of orange gauged brick, painted stone sills and sill band; modillion eaves cornice and shopfront of timber. Rear of pink-grey mottled brick in Flemish bond. Pyramidal slate roof with truncated brick stack at apex. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 4-window front. Pedimented doorcase of pilasters and entablature to left of shopfront; door of 6 raised and fielded panels beneath radial fanlight in round-arched architrave. Shopfront framed in plain pilasters with imposts beneath broad frieze and moulded cornice: central glazed door and radial fanlight in round-arched architrave recessed between shallow, square-paned bow windows, each beneath square-paned overlights behind decorative grilles of crossed bars. Upper floor windows are 12-pane sashes, those on first floor taller, with sill band to first floor windows, and sills to those on second floor. Rear: round-headed staircase window to right of centre. INTERIOR: partly boarded-in staircase with cantilevered stone steps with curved treadends, concave sided stick balusters and slender ramped-up handrail. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 206).



Listing NGR: SE6029651873

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464620
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 206

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: 30 Dec 2001
Reference: IOE01/05478/24
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