5, ST SAMPSONS SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256729
Date first listed:
19-Aug-1971
Statutory Address:
5, ST SAMPSONS SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
5, 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 60314 51915

Details

YORK

SE6051NW ST SAMPSON'S SQUARE 1112-1/28/970 (North West side) 19/08/71 No.5

GV II

Inn, now tea shop and part of department store. Early C18 front block incorporating rear block, probably early C17; alterations of early and later C19. Rear block timber-framed. Front block colour-washed stucco on ground floor, upper floors rough cast and colour washed; timber eaves cornice, and roofs of slate and pantile. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 3-window front on low plinth. Door of 6 raised and fielded panels with overlight to right of centre, in doorcase of fluted half-columns with moulded cornice on scrolled brackets. Windows on all floors are 12-pane sashes in raised architraves, those on ground and second floors with sills. Broad fascia band beneath first floor windows, and plain eaves band beneath moulded modillion cornice. Wrought-iron lantern above door. INTERIOR: ground floor: in front part, C19 boarded dado, and exposed spine beams and joists; in rear part, vestiges of timber-framing are visible, with studding in left wall, and to right segmental fireplace arch is exposed. On first floor, staircase to attic has moulded close string, tall turned balusters and heavy moulded handrail raked up to square newels with attached half-balusters. The head of a jowled post and truncated wall plate are visible in rear part. On the second floor, front right room has corner fireplace in moulded stone surround with deep moulded shelf; front left room has cupboard door of 2 raised and fielded panels. In the attic, doors and partitions are plank; roof underdrawn. The inn was known as The Golden Lyon in early C18. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 207).





Listing NGR: SE6031451915

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464622
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 207

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: IOE01/05478/21
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