FRESHNEYS HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257434
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
14-Mar-1997
Statutory Address:
FRESHNEYS HOTEL, 54, LOW PETERGATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FRESHNEYS HOTEL, 54, LOW PETERGATE

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60355 52076

Details

YORK

SE6052SW LOW PETERGATE 1112-1/27/587 (North East side) 14/06/54 No.54 Freshney's Hotel (Formerly Listed as: LOW PETERGATE Nos.73 AND 74 Galtres House)

GV II

Two houses, now hotel. First house early C18, altered and rear wing added in late C18; second house c1785 with C19 wing. Second house built for Thomas Brook, already occupying the first. MATERIALS: orange brick front in Flemish bond on painted stone plinth to both houses; timber doorcases and cornice; slate roof to first house, hipped tiled roof to second one: brick stacks. Wing to first house of orange-brown brick in stretcher bond with tiled roof. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 3-window front to first house to left; 1-window front to later house. Each house has doorcase with narrow pilaster jambs, fluted impost band and flat hood on attenuated grooved brackets: doors are of 6 raised and fielded panels beneath fanlights with glazing bars. Both houses have 1-pane sashes beneath painted full-width fascia board on ground floor. First house has 12-pane sashes on first floor, 4-pane sashes on second floor: later house has 16-pane sash on first floor, squat 6-pane sash on second floor: all have flat arches of gauged brick. All windows have painted stone sills. First house has 3-course raised brick bands to first and second floors. Common dentilled and modillioned eaves cornice with initialled inverted bell rainwater head between houses. Rear: first house has narrow 2-storey staircase window with glazing bars; unequal 15-pane sash on first floor, 16-pane sash on second floor, both with segmental arches. Wing is of 2 storeys, gabled at rear, with 12-pane sash window on first floor. Second house has 16-pane sash on first floor, 12-pane sash on second floor, both with segmental arches. Continuous console cornice to eaves of both houses. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records some late C18 fittings including the first flight of the staircase; the upper flights are early C18 with turned balusters, a close moulded string and heavy handrail. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 187).

Listing NGR: SE6035552079

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
463895
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 187

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: 24 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/04211/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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