RIVER HOUSE AND ATTACHED AREA WALLS AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1257074

Date first listed: 19-Aug-1971

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1997

Statutory Address: RIVER HOUSE AND ATTACHED AREA WALLS AND RAILINGS, 17, MUSEUM STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: RIVER HOUSE AND ATTACHED AREA WALLS AND RAILINGS, 17, MUSEUM STREET

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

District: York (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 60040 51978

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Details

YORK

SE6051NW MUSEUM STREET 1112-1/28/789 (South East side) 19/08/71 No.17 River House and attached area walls and railings (Formerly Listed as: MUSEUM STREET No.17 Yorkshire Club)

GV II

Club and offices: attached area wall and railings. 1868. By CJ Parnell for The Yorkshire Club. Red brick in Flemish bond with stone dressings, bands and quoins; granite columns to porch: slate roof with clustered polygonal stacks. EXTERIOR: basement, 2 storeys and attics; 3-bay centre range flanked by 1-bay cross-wings with full-height square bay windows crowned by shaped gables. 1-storey tetrastyle portico links cross-wings and projects in centre as 1-bay porch. Portico and porch, approached by steps, arcaded on squat columns, with semicircular keyed arches, enriched hoodmoulds and spandrels carved in low relief with strapwork and York roses. Central tripartite doorcase of squat tapered pilasters and triple banded round arch with elongated keyblocks: double doors are glazed and panelled, flanked by narrow sashes, beneath semicircular fanlight: above is roll-moulded hood. Door flanked originally by round-headed 1-pane sashes recessed beneath roll-moulded round arches on pilasters: right one altered to glazed and panelled second door. Columns and pilasters have foliate capitals. In cross-wings ground and first floor windows are tripartite 1-pane sashes, attic windows single 1-pane sashes. Centre range has tripartite window between 1-pane sashes: attic windows are pedimented dormers with keyblocks and finials. All windows have flush quoined surrounds with sloped moulded sills and moulded cornice hoods. Moulded first floor and eaves bands: coved eaves cornice beneath pierced parapet with square section piers and tapered obelisk finials. First floor balcony over portico has similar parapet. Right return: basement, 2 storeys and attics; 4-bay front. Outer bays project as full-height canted bay windows. Windows in basement are sashes, on ground floor French doors with transoms, on first floor 1-pane sashes, to attic pedimented dormers as on entrance front. Other detail repeats that of entrance front. Ground floor fronted by terrace carried on cast-iron columns with waterleaf capitals. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area walls and railings: low wall, pierced by roundels, with moulded coping and moulded piers with tall finials of clustered volutes: horizontal railings

with serrated upper edge are set diagonally between standards of paired volutes with ball finials. (Bartholomew City Guides: Hutchinson J and Palliser DM: York: Edinburgh: 1980-: 160).



Listing NGR: SE6004051978

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 464241

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hutchinson, J, Palliser, D M, 'Bartholomew City Guides' in York, (1980), 160

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