NUMBERS 19-22 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257815
Date first listed:
24-Jun-1983
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 19-22 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALL, 19-22, FOSSGATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 19-22 (CONSECUTIVE) AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALL, 19-22, FOSSGATE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60560 51760

Details

YORK

SE6051NE FOSSGATE 1112-1/17/338 (North East side) 24/06/83 Nos.19-22 (Consecutive) and attached boundary wall

GV II

Electric Cinema; now shop: boundary wall attached to rear building. 1911, incorporating late C19 building at rear; remodelled 1957. Boundary wall medieval, C17, C18 and C19. MATERIALS: cream-brown mottled brick in English garden wall bond, part rendered, with cinema front of glazed tile and faience; rear building of orange-cream mottled brick in English garden wall bond, with lower courses of orange-red brick: slate roofs, with brick stack to rear building. EXTERIOR: full-height cinema front, of 3 unequal bays, treated as form of Palladian arch in Ionic order. Central arch is ribbed elliptical hemi-dome on columns with moulded bases on tall pedestals, beneath moulded modillion cornice hood, returned over flanking arches. Frieze above rises to segmental pediment terminated by volutes and capped with enriched moulded coping with ball and pedestal finial: frieze filled with moulded mask and garlands and swags of fruit. Shopfront behind cinema front has glazed double doors between arcaded with plate glass windows. Rear building: 2-storey, 3-window front to Black Horse Passage: openings altered. Boundary wall attached to north-west, approximately 4 metres high and 30 metres long. INTERIOR: of shop: wall pilaster strips moulded with drops of flowers and musical instruments beneath impost band and plain frieze support moulded cornice. Ceiling panelled with flat plaster ribs, some enriched with moulded fruits. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: boundary wall red brick on lower courses of magnesian limestone. HISTORICAL NOTE: the Electric Cinema was the first cinema in York. Boundary wall attached to rear building incorporates remnants of former precinct wall of Carmelite Friary, suppressed 1538. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 50).

Listing NGR: SE6057251769

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
463406
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 50

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 15 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04212/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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