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NUMBER 23 AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL AND OUTBUILDING

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: NUMBER 23 AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL AND OUTBUILDING

List entry Number: 1257607

Location

NUMBER 23 AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL AND OUTBUILDING, 23, HIGH 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: I

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: 463681

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Details

YORK

SE6052SW HIGH PETERGATE 1112-1/27/465 (South West side) 14/06/54 No.23 and attached garden wall and outbuilding

GV I

House, carriage-house and garden wall; now offices. House and garden wall c1779; late C19 carriage-house: early C20 and later alterations. MATERIALS: house front of red brick in Flemish bond on painted stone plinth; right return of orange-brown brick in English garden-wall bond; rear of orange-brown brick in stretcher bond; wing of red-brown brick in English garden-wall bond; timber doorcase and cornice; roofs of plain tile and pantile, with stone coped gables, brick kneelers and brick stacks. Carriage-house of orange-grey brick in English bond, whitewashed at rear, with slate roof and brick stacks. Garden wall of orange-brown brick in stretcher bond with moulded stone coping. EXTERIOR: house has 3-storey 4-bay front. Doorcase of fluted Corinthian pilasters, dentilled open pediment enriched with composition mouldings and panelled reveal; steps lead to 6-panel door and radial fanlight with moulded glazing bars recessed in fluted round-arched architrave with impost band of incised flutes and flowers. Three 12-pane sash windows with fielded panel shutters to right of door; similar taller windows without shutters on first floor; unequal 9-pane sashes on second floor. Ground and first floor windows have painted stone sill bands; those on second floor, painted stone sills: all have flat arches of orange gauged brick. Broad bands of painted stone to first and second floors. Dentil and modillion moulded cornice with inverted bell rainwater head dated 1780. Torch extinguisher attached to left of door. Rear: 3 storeys and attics; two gabled fronts, right one projecting forward of the left. Visible windows below attic are 12-pane sashes with flat brick arches. Attic windows are semicircular with brick arches, left one a lunette, right one with 4-pane fixed light in partly blocked opening. 3-course raised brick bands to all floors. Garden wall approximately 1.75 metres high, ramped up to rear of house, extends approximately 6 metres to south-west. Outbuilding: 2 storeys and attic; 3 unequal bays, one gabled half dormer with finial. Carriage house entrance with flat arch of gauged brick, altered with insertion of tall windows with square leaded lights. First floor windows are sashes with glazing bars. Dormer has 3-light window with transom. INTERIOR: full-height geometric staircase with slender turned balusters and serpentine handrail, wreathed at foot around turned newel on shaped curtail step.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 185).



Listing NGR: SE6024552121

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 185

National Grid Reference: SE 60245 52121

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