NUMBERS 8 AND 10 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256877
Date first listed:
24-Jun-1983
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 8 AND 10 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATES, 8 AND 10, PRIORY STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 8 AND 10 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATES, 8 AND 10, PRIORY STREET

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 59864 51481

Details

YORK

SE5951SE PRIORY STREET 1112-1/20/882 (South West side) 24/06/83 Nos.8 AND 10 and attached railings and gates

GV II

Pair of houses, and area railings and gates attached at front; now offices. c1855, No.10 extended at rear later in C19. By GT Andrews. MATERIALS: pink-cream mottled brick, in Flemish bond to front and left side, English garden-wall bond to rear and right side; painted stone banding, and timber doorcases and modillion eaves cornice; slate roof with brick stacks. Cast-iron railings and gates on stone plinth. EXTERIOR: basement and 3 storeys; 2-window front to each house. Short flights of steps, bridging the area, lead to doorcases of sunk-panel pilasters, friezes with paterae and cornice hoods on foliate consoles; 6-panel doors beneath radial fanlights recessed in round-arched architraves with moulded imposts and transoms, and panelled reveals. To left of each door, 3-light canted bay window rises from basement; No.8 has 1-pane sashes, No.10 has 8- and 12-pane sashes. On upper floors, all windows are 12-pane sashes, those on first floor taller, beneath cambered brick arches: both floors have sill band. Rear: 2 and half storey projecting wings with pent roofs, and 12-pane sashes with stone sills and cambered brick arches. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: railings and gates are turned, with flower-bud tips. Nos 8 and 10 are shown on Nathaniel Whittock's Bird's-eye View of the City of York in the 1850s, and probably formed part of GT Andrews' planned scheme for the newly opened-up Priory Gardens, formerly the grounds of the former Holy Trinity Priory. (Murray H: Nathaniel Whittock's Bird's-eye View of the City of York in 1850: York: 1988-: 38).



Listing NGR: SE5986451481

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464467
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Murray, H, Nathaniel Whittocks Birds Eye View of the City of York in 1850, (1988), 38

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: 24 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07107/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Broadribb. Source Historic England Archive
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