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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1257245



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


District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Jul-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464075

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SE6052SW MINSTER GATES 1112-1/27/701 (South East side) 01/07/68 Nos.2-8 (Even)


Includes: No.40 LOW PETERGATE. Three houses and shops. c1840 with later alterations. Orange-grey brick in Flemish bond with timber shopfront and guttering; hipped pantile roof with brick stacks and rooflight towards Petergate. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys; 4-window front to Minster Gates; 2-window front to Petergate. Minster Gates: shopfront to No.2, No.4 renewed with plate glass window retaining curved glazed and panelled double doors with overlight on corner. Nos 6 and 8 retain original frames of pilasters with imposts and moulded cornice: both have recessed glazed and panelled doors with bordered overlights in plain reveals. No.6 has plate glass window over sunk-panel riser; No.8 has plate glass window in partly bricked up opening. First floor has 16-pane sash windows, second floor unequal 9-pane sashes, right end one on both floors blind. Third floor has two unequal 9-pane sashes, and two squat 6-pane sashes. All have painted stone sills and flat arches of brick, those on top floor masked by guttering on grooved brackets. Between Nos 4 and 6, box rainwater head bears crossed keys. Petergate front: shopfront returns from Minster Gates with 4-panel door and overlight at right end. First floor has 3-light window with top hung lights in plain pilaster and cornice surround. Other windows are 12-pane sash to right of first floor and unequal 9-pane sashes on second and third floors, those on third floor squat. INTERIOR: of No.8 only inspected. No.8 has close string staircase with stick balusters, turned newel and plain moulded handrail rising to second floor. Plain fireplace with coved moulded shelf survives in front cellar. First floor front room retains moulded cornice. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 161).

Listing NGR: SE6031452101

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 161

National Grid Reference: SE 60314 52103


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