NUMBERS 31 AND 33 AND ATTACHED FRONT GATES AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256881
Date first listed:
29-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 31 AND 33 AND ATTACHED FRONT GATES AND RAILINGS, 31 AND 33, PRIORY STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 31 AND 33 AND ATTACHED FRONT GATES AND RAILINGS, 31 AND 33, 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 59948 51445

Details

YORK

SE5951SE PRIORY STREET 1112-1/20/884 (North East side) 29/03/88 Nos.31 AND 33 and attached front gates and railings

GV II

Pair of houses with railings attached to front. c1855, with later C19 alteration. By GT Andrews. Pink-cream mottled brick, in Flemish bond at front, rendered on right side; painted stone sill bands; timber doorcases and modillion eaves cornice; slate roof with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3-storey front with two windows to each house. Doorcases of sunk-panel pilasters and cornice hoods on foliate consoles over friezes with paterae, have 6-panel doors and semicircular fanlights in round-arched architraves with moulded imposts and moulded transoms. To right of each door, 3-light canted bay window with 4-pane centre sash. On first floor, windows are 4-pane sashes, on second floor 12-pane sashes, all with cambered brick arches, those to 31 painted. Sill bands on first and second floors. Rear: 2-storey projecting wings with pent roofs. Windows to rear of front range are 12-pane sashes. INTERIOR: No.33 has 4-panel pine doors. In ground floor front room, a crinoidal limestone fireplace with cast-iron firebasket. Staircase has turned bobbin balustrade. On first floor, front room has cast-iron firebasket in marble surround; moulded ceiling cornices. No.31 not fully inspected: decorative-tiled hall floor, staircase similar to No.33 but with newel post. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: front railings and standards on low stone plinth are turned, with flower-bud tips. Nos 31 and 33 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 Holy Trinity Priory (qv). (Murray H: Nathaniel Whittock's Bird's-eye View of the City of York in 1850: York: 1988-: 38).





Listing NGR: SE5994651449

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464471
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: 01 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/03731/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Broadribb. Source Historic England Archive
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