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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: 1257745



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: 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: 463513

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SE6052SW GOODRAMGATE 1112-1/27/410 (East side) 14/06/54 Nos.49 AND 51 The Wealden Hall


Formerly known as: Nos.37 AND 38 GOODRAMGATE. Shop and offices. c1500; restored, new shopfronts installed and cross wing extended 1930-31 by Brierley and Rutherford. Timber-framed with plaster or rendered infill; hall partly restored in orange brick in English garden-wall bond, extended in same brick in stretcher bond: pantile roofs with rebuilt brick stacks. EXTERIOR: front range 2 bays of 4-bay range shared with No.47 (qv); 4-bay Wealden Hall behind, separately framed. 3-storey 2-bay front with exposed timber-frame. First and second floors are jettied, second floor jetty dropped at left end to form oriel window supported on renewed coved brackets: first floor jetty plate moulded and embattled. Ground floor has rebated passage opening beneath porch and two shopfronts with glazed and panelled doors and plate glass windows. On upper floors, windows are square latticed casements, of 2 lights on first floor, 6 lights to oriel and 3 lights on second floor. Post on first floor has plastered head dated 1700, initialled IAT. Wealden Hall: 2-storey front; 2-bay hall flanked by 1-bay crosswings with jettied first floors. Wing to left has board door in shouldered opening and two 2-light casement windows on first floor: wing to right has mullioned windows on ground floor and transomed window on first floor. Hall has two full-height mullioned windows, of 6 lights and 3 lights; coved eaves to oversailing wall plate. Windows have square lattice glazing and mullions are diamond-section. INTERIOR: framing is complete though heavily restored. The Wealden Hall is a rare northern example of a medieval building type more usually found in the south of England. This is also a very good example of early C20 restoration, here carried out by the important local architects Brierley and Rutherford. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 138-140).

Listing NGR: SE6047852094

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 138-40

National Grid Reference: SE 60479 52092


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