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79, LOW PETERGATE

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: 79, LOW PETERGATE

List entry Number: 1257424

Location

79, LOW PETERGATE

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: 463921

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

YORK

SE6052SW LOW PETERGATE 1112-1/27/603 (South West side) 14/06/54 No.79

GV II*

Formerly known as: No.49 LOW PETERGATE. House, now shop. Early C15, extensively altered and refronted later; extended into C16 rear block shared with Nos 73, 75 and 77 (qv); altered C19 shopfront. Front block 2 bays deep extended by linking passage into 1-bay extension. Both parts timber-framed, front block stuccoed at front and rear, extension rendered brick; timber shopfront; pantile roof with brick stack. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic; 1-bay gabled front, with jettied first and second floors. Shopfront framed in panelled pilasters with rosettes and grooved brackets at the head beneath plain fascia: half-canted plate glass windows over moulded panel risers flank glazed and panelled door. Window on first floor is canted oriel with 16-pane sash; on second floor, 20-pane sash; in attic, paired 4-pane fixed lights. Winged cherub rainwater head dated 1763 to left. Rear: rear of front block is gabled with cross-braced crown post truss exposed in gable end. Rear of extension 2 storeys and attic, and gabled; C20 door and 4-pane sash window on ground floor; 16-pane sash on second floor; 9-pane fixed light to attic. INTERIOR: posts, wall-plates and wall studding are visible in places throughout all parts of building. Ground floor: hearth with timber bressumer in shop; fireplace with timber lintel in back room. First floor: staircase balustrade on landing has thick turned balusters, column newel and bowed moulded handrail. Rear room has fireplace with decorated basket grate in plain surround with moulded shelf. Second floor: similar fireplace as on first floor, with later round-headed grate. Attic: crown post truss survives in front wall: intermediate truss altered to kerb principals. Massive brick firehood survives. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 196).

Listing NGR: SE6036952015

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 196

National Grid Reference: SE 60369 52015

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