NUMBERS 1-9 (CONSECUTIVE) AND RAILINGS ATTACHED TO FRONT WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1256761
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1954
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 1-9 (CONSECUTIVE) AND RAILINGS ATTACHED TO FRONT WALL, 1-9, ST LEONARDS PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 1-9 (CONSECUTIVE) AND RAILINGS ATTACHED TO FRONT WALL, 1-9, ST LEONARDS PLACE

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60078 52161

Details

YORK

SE6052SW ST LEONARD'S PLACE 1112-1/27/942 (West side) 14/06/54 Nos.1-9 (Consecutive) and railings attached to front wall

GV II*

Terrace of 9 houses with attached area railings; now municipal offices. 1834 with later alterations and extensions. Terrace design by John Harper; interiors by various architects including No.1 by P Robinson jnr. and GT Andrews. Stucco front and returns, rusticated on ground floor: rear of orange-brown brick; mansard roof of slate with stuccoed stacks. Cast-iron railings, balcony and staircase balustrades. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with basements and attics; 27-bay curving front. Each house has 3 bays: Nos 1, 5 and 9 break forward articulated by giant pilasters rising from first floor, coupled and clasping the corners of Nos 1 and 9. Entrances to Nos 1 and 9 originally in left and right returns respectively. Area with 6-panel doors and 12-pane windows to basements spanned by flat bridges to front doors. Nos 5 and 9 have projecting porches of coupled pilasters with entablature: No.1 had similar porch, now removed: remaining houses have pilastered doorcases. Doors are of 4 flush panels with bordered overlights except where altered. Ground floor windows are single 12-pane sashes, except to No.5 which are tripartite, all with sunk panel aprons. First floor windows are tall 12- or 15-pane sashes, those to Nos 1, 5 and 9 in raised architraves, centre ones with pediment hoods on consoles. Second floor windows are squat 12-pane sashes with sills extended as sill band. Projecting moulded cornice overall: 3-bay attic parapet with unequal 9-pane windows to No.5: other attic windows are flat dormers with 2-light Yorkshire sashes or casements. First floor windows have continuous balcony with balustrading braced to wall. Left and right returns: detailed as main front. Left return has central doorway altered to 12-pane sash window and blocked glazed and panelled door at left. INTERIORS: not fully inspected. Several houses have fine staircases with ornate balustrades. Decorative plasterwork includes Greek frieze in No.6. Many original fireplaces survive. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: railings raised on low stone coping, circular in section, have mushroom finials, mace standards and bracing to ground floor wall. The railings were first listed 24/06/83. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 205-206).



Listing NGR: SE6007852161

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464562
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 205-206

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: 09 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05478/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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