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NUMBER 4 AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL, GATE AND RAILINGS AT FRONT AND BACK

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.

Name: NUMBER 4 AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL, GATE AND RAILINGS AT FRONT AND BACK

List entry Number: 1257254

Location

NUMBER 4 AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL, GATE AND RAILINGS AT FRONT AND BACK, 4, MINSTER YARD

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

County:

District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464084

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Details

YORK

SE6052SW MINSTER YARD 1112-1/27/707 (North East side) 14/06/54 No.4 and attached garden wall, gate and railings at front and back

GV II*

House, attached front garden wall, railings and gate; railings attached to back steps. Early C18, with early C19 alterations: restored 1992. MATERIALS: front of orange-brown brick in Flemish bond with timber doorcase and eaves cornice; rear of various brick in random bond with cogged brick cornice; right return red brick in English garden wall bond. Tiled roofs, with three 2x2-pane Yorkshire sash windows in box dormers at front; rear roofs are hipped, with corner scrolls: brick stacks, some rebuilt. Central entrance hall plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic; 5-window front. Open pedimented doorcase of attached fluted Ionic columns with foliar necking, frieze block rosettes and festooned mask in tympanum: door of 6 raised and fielded panels and radial fanlight recessed in panelled reveal. Windows are 12-pane sashes on ground floor, unequal 15-pane sashes on first floor, all with flat arches of gauged brick and painted stone sills. Dentil and modillion eaves cornice, returned at right end; fluted bowl rainwater head at left end. At far right end, behind No.5 Minster Yard (qv), brick coped shaped gable masks 1-bay wing. Rear: 3 storeys with 2-storey projecting bay at left. Glazed panelled door at right of centre, approached by flight of steps with stick railings and flat handrail wreathed at foot on turned newels: at right end, heavy door of 6 sunk panels: to left, square bay window. Windows on ground and first floors are 4-pane sashes, on second floor 2-light Yorkshire sashes, some retaining 1-course segmental brick arches. INTERIOR: ground floor: right front room has fluted doorcase and 6-panel door: fully panelled above dado rail, moulded cornice and plastered sunk-panel beam: alcove framed in round arch on fluted pilasters with enriched imposts continued as band within alcove. In entrance hall, two bolection-moulded doorcases remain. Keyed segmental arch on plain pilasters with moulded imposts leads to stairhall. Open well staircase rises to attic, with moulded close string, heavy bulbous balusters, square newels with attached half balusters and pendants, and moulded handrail: matching dado panelling lines well. First floor: left front room fully lined with bolection-moulded panelling, has moulded dado rail and coved and moulded cornice: door on L-hinges is of 3 moulded panels; eared and enriched fireplace surround has moulded cornice shelf. Right front room retains moulded cornice and plastered spine beam. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: at front of house, low garden wall is

surmounted by square section railings and turned standards with urn finials, ramped up to front door steps: similar 2-leaf front gates. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 162).



Listing NGR: SE6041152218

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 162

National Grid Reference: SE 60411 52218

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