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

York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60327 52071



SE6052SW LOW PETERGATE 1112-1/27/584 (South West side) Nos.49 AND 51


Formerly known as: Fordham's Hotel LOW PETERGATE. Hotel, now cafe. Mid C19, incorporating fragments of medieval structure; early C18 wing; late C20 renovation and shopfront. MATERIALS: medieval structure timber-framed: front of orange brick in Flemish bond with dressings and raised quoins of white brick; timber shopfront; C18 wing of orange- brown brick in stretcher bond; C19 extension of white brick in English garden-wall bond. Roof not visible. EXTERIOR: 4-storey 5-bay front. Shopfront with modillioned cornice incorporates part-glazed passage door between sunk-panelled pilasters at left: plate glass window is of 3 unequal lights with 4-centred heads to right of recessed glazed door. Windows on first and second floors are 1-pane sashes, on third floor 12-pane sashes, all with segmental heads beneath 2-centred arches of orange and white brick. First floor windows have painted stone sill band; second and third floor windows have painted stone sills extended in white brick to form flat sill bands. Eaves parapet with flat coping has inset crosses of white brick. INTERIOR: not inspected: RCHM record C17 staircase above ground floor with bulbous balusters, newels with attached half-balusters and moulded handrail; late C19 secondary staircase in rear wing; several C19 marble fireplaces, moulded cornices and panelled doors. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 193).

Listing NGR: SE6032752071


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An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 193


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

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Date: 24 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04207/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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