3, MUSEUM STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257111
Date first listed:
24-Jan-1978
Statutory Address:
3, MUSEUM STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
3, 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 60106 52057

Details

YORK

SE6052SW MUSEUM STREET 1112-1/27/787 (South East side) 24/01/78 No.3

GV II

Formerly known as: Ruins of St Leonard's Hospital MUSEUM GARDENS. House, later hotel now restaurant. Early C18 with later alterations. Buff-brown brick in Flemish bond on painted rendered plinth; timber doorcase, first floor band and boxed guttering; Roman pantile roof with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 5-bay front. Wide doorcase of fluted Doric columns with triglyph frieze blocks and dentilled segmental pediment: double doors and overlight flanked by narrow 1-pane sashes of late C19 coloured glass set in screen of glazed brick: tympanum filled with moulded figures in foliage and cartouche announcing "THOMAS' HOTEL". Panelled passage door at left end has blocked overlight and bracketed cornice hood. All windows are 1-pane sashes diminishing in height on each floor above, with painted stone sills and flat arches of gauged brick. Moulded first floor band; 2-course raised brick band to second floor. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records original staircase with bulbous balusters, and several original panel doors. Remaining fittings mostly C19. HISTORICAL NOTE: house formed part of Ettridge's Royal Hotel from c1800 and became known as Thomas' Hotel after 1858 when it was purchased by William Thomas. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 167; Murray H, Riddick S & Green R: York through the Eyes of the Artist: York City Art Gallery: 1990-: 84).



Listing NGR: SE6010652057

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464236
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 167
Murray, H, Riddick, S, Green, R, York Through the Eyes of the Artist, (1990), 84

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: 12 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04546/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Broadribb. Source Historic England Archive
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