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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: 1257779



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: 463461

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SE6052SW GILLYGATE 1112-1/13/367 (North West side) 14/06/54 Nos.3 AND 5


Two houses, now shops and flats. 1797, altered and restored c1980 with new shopfronts. Built by Thomas Wolstenholme (carver). Brick in with pantiled roof. Double-depth plan. EXTERIOR: symmetrical, of 4 storeys and 3 bays. The windows are glazing bar sashes. Those in the central bay have rubbed brick flat arches and are blind. On the 1st floor the outer bays have 3-light bowed windows divided by attached columns, with swagged friezes. The left-hand window has some carved detail, but the right-hand one is a plainer C20 replica. On the 2nd floor the outer bays have windows of 3 round-headed lights with cornices above. The 3rd floor has Diocletian windows with timber mullions. On the ground floor there are C20 timber shopfronts. In the centre there are paired doorways, recessed, with fanlights and panelled reveals; one is original and one is a C20 replica. Gable chimneys. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records 2 original staircases and many original fittings on the upper floors including pilastered doorcases with overdoors, fireplaces enriched with garlands and urns and pilastered frames to the bay windows. All good examples of Thomas Wolstenholme's decoration. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 72).

Listing NGR: SE6010752290

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York IV East, (1975), 72

National Grid Reference: SE 60107 52290


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