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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: 1257609



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: 01-Jul-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463684

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SE6052SW HIGH PETERGATE 1112-1/27/466 (North East side) 01/07/68 Nos.24-36 (Even) York Arms (Nos.24 and 26)


Includes: No.1 PRECENTOR'S COURT. Terrace of 7 houses, originally including a coffee house; now including public house and cafe. 1838, incorporating early C18 house at each end (No.24 High Petergate and No.1 Precentor's Court); coffee house converted to public house c1855; other later alterations, and C20 shopfront to Nos 30 and 32. By JP Pritchett. MATERIALS: orange-grey brick in Flemish bond on painted stone plinth; Precentor's Court front of orange-brown brick in English garden-wall and random bonds. No.24 has pantile roof, No.1 Precentor's Court plain tile roof, slate to remainder; brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellars; 9-bay front: No.24 is lower. At left end, No.24 has passage door of 6 sunk panels and front door of 6 fielded panels. No.26 has altered inn front of plain pilasters with imposts, broad fascia and moulded cornice on grooved console terminal brackets: to right is door of 6 flush panels, and small-pane window over riser of 4 raised moulded panels to left. Front to Nos 30 and 32 has sunk-panel pilasters with moulded imposts, plate glass windows with timber sills and glazed door beneath shallow cornice. Front doors to Nos 28, 34 and 36 are of 6 flush panels, all with divided overlights. First and second floor windows are 16-pane sashes except on second floor of No.24 which has two 2x6-pane Yorkshire sashes. All have painted stone sills and slightly cambered brick arches. No.24 has moulded and modillioned cornice: the others a plain moulded cornice. No.1 Precentor's Court: 3 storeys and cellars; 2-bay front. Steps lead to 6 fielded panel door in moulded timber surround beneath dentilled cornice hood and with 1-pane fixed light over. To left is blocked cellar opening with 1-course segmental brick arch: to right, flat cellar opening with grille. Ground floor window is 20-pane sash: first floor has two small inserted windows to left of 12-pane sash; second floor one 16-pane sash. First and second floor sashes have flat arches of orange gauged brick. Dentilled eaves cornice. INTERIOR: of Nos 30 and 32: staircase has close string, slim column-on-vase balusters, turned newels and ramped-up handrail. The York Arms public house was originally the Chapter House Coffee House. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 181-2).

Listing NGR: SE6021552194

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 181-2

National Grid Reference: SE 60206 52185


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