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7, ST SAMPSONS SQUARE

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: 7, ST SAMPSONS SQUARE

List entry Number: 1256731

Location

7, ST SAMPSONS SQUARE

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: 19-Aug-1971

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464624

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

YORK

SE6051NW ST SAMPSON'S SQUARE 1112-1/28/972 (North West side) 19/08/71 No.7

GV II*

House, now part of department store. Probably early C16, with mid C17 staircase; jetties cut back and refronted in early C18; further alterations in early C19 and later in C19; C20 shopfront and alterations. Timber-framed; front of buff-orange brick in Flemish bond, with timber eaves cornice; roof slated at front, pantile at rear. PLAN: 2 bays wide, 2 bays deep with staircase extension at rear. EXTERIOR: 3-storey, 2-window front. Shopfront includes passage archway at right end. All upper floor windows are 16-pane sashes with narrow sills and flat arches of gauged brick. 3-course raised brick band to second floor. Dentil and modillion eaves cornice with inverted bell rainwater head towards right end. Yorkshire Insurance firemark between second floor windows. INTERIOR: staircase with close string, bulbous balusters, square newels with attached half balusters and heavy moulded handrail. Timber-frame substantially intact, with braced posts, exposed studded walls on first and second floors, and blocked windows in second floor and attic cross walls. Roof is of braced raked queen strut trusses with collared rafters and purlin braces. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 207).



Listing NGR: SE6032251926

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SE 60322 51926

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