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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: 1257518



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: 14-Jun-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463756

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SE6051NW KING'S COURT 1112-1/28/519 (North West side) 14/06/54 Nos.5 AND 6


Formerly known as: Nos 5 and 6 and No.5 PUMP COURT KING'S COURT. House, now offices. Rear ranges C16, front block mid C18, rebuilt and restored 1951. Front of orange-brown brick in Flemish bond, with timber eaves cornice; pantile roofs with brick stack. Rear ranges timber-framed, ground and first floors now encased in pink mottled brick in stretcher bond, second floor infilling rendered. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 5-bay front. Central 6-panel door with radial fanlight in pilastered round-arched architrave recessed in panelled reveals of Doric doorcase of attached columns, triglyph frieze blocks, dentilled cornice and open pediment. All windows are 12-pane sashes with narrow stone sills and flat arches of brick. 3-course raised brick second floor band. Dentilled eaves frieze beneath moulded modillion cornice. Elaborate rainwater heads to left, dated 1951, initialled YC, and to right, dated 1755, initialled HR: square section rainwater goods on rosette clamps. Left return: 3 storeys 6 bays, with moulded bressumers to first and second floor jetties. Towards right end, glazed and panelled door to left of cantilevered bay window with small-pane glazing; towards left end panelled door to right of unequal 6-pane sash window. Other windows are 2x9-pane horizontal sliding sashes. Windows on first floor are paired 12-pane sashes with 8-pane sash at left end; on second floor, 1-, 2- and 3-light 6-pane casements. Minimal framing exposed on ground and first floors. INTERIOR: stone-walled cellar retains squat posts with massive jowled heads raised on lime-washed quatrefoil column drums on square bases, and chamfered axial and transverse beams. Substantial remains of framing survive on upper floors of rear range bays adjacent to front block. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 150).

Listing NGR: SE6043251923

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 150

National Grid Reference: SE 60432 51923


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