7, ST SAMPSONS SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1256731
Date first listed:
19-Aug-1971
Statutory Address:
7, ST SAMPSONS SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
7, 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 60322 51926

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464624
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: IOE01/05478/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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