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THE FOX INN

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: THE FOX INN

List entry Number: 1257540

Location

THE FOX INN, 168, HOLGATE ROAD

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: 09-Mar-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463734

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Details

YORK

SE55SE HOLGATE ROAD 1112-1/1/503 (North East side) 09/03/94 No.168 The Fox Inn

GV II

Public house. 1878, restored 1985. Brick in Flemish bond. Plain tile roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 3 bays. To each side of the outer bays and around the windows bricks project slightly to give a quoined effect. The window surrounds have roll-moulded edges and segmental heads. The upper sashes are divided into small panes (6 wide by 5 deep). On the 1st floor the lower sashes have a single vertical division and on the ground floor they have embossed glass. To the left of the left-hand window on the ground floor there is an area of rebuilt brickwork, and a divided 6-panel door with overlight. Formerly the entrance to the 'Jug and Bottle', this doorway now serves no function - its opening is blocked internally and cannot be detected. Above the central bay there is a gable with a stone coping and finial, with volutes to left and right. A central panel is inscribed: 'THE FOX INN REBUILT 1878'. It has an architrave with a carved brick border. Above, there is a small round window. The brick porch has an outer doorway with a semicircular brick arch, a plain overlight and an impost band. The gable is treated as an open pediment. It has a finial, and within the pediment there is a carved figure of a fox. The verges project at the eaves and the gable chimneys have moulded cornices. INTERIOR: the original compartmented interior and servery arrangement survive with original fittings including bar, benches, fireplaces and wooden staircase. (Dissertation for MA in Architectural Building Conservation: Davison Andrew P: "A Good House, fit for the purpose: Public House Design in York": De Montfort University: 1993-: 62-3).



Listing NGR: SE5874651399

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National Grid Reference: SE 58746 51399

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