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35 AND 36, FOSSGATE

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: 35 AND 36, FOSSGATE

List entry Number: 1257820

Location

35 AND 36, FOSSGATE

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: II

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463411

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Details

YORK

SE6051NE FOSSGATE 1112-1/17/342 (South West side) 24/06/83 Nos.35 AND 36

GV II

Inn and house; now shops and warehouse. c1812, with later alterations. Front part of orange brick in Flemish bond with timber doorcase and shopfronts; rear parts of orange-red brick in English garden-wall bond. Pantile roof with stone coping to front; other roofs of slate or pantile with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 3-window front. No.35 has doorcase to right of centre with sunk-panel pilasters, moulded panel frieze and flat cornice hood: double doors of 6 beaded panels each beneath cross-glazed fanlight recessed in incised panel reveals. To left, paired shopfronts with plate glass windows framed in sunk-panel pilasters with modillion cornices on foliate consoles. No.36 has transomed plate glass shop window and recessed glazed panelled door with plain overlight in sunk-panelled reveal, beneath cornice terminating in gableted scrolled consoles. First floor windows are tripartite, those to No.35 replacements, that to No.36 with 5:15:5-pane sashes: No.35 has replacement 2-light casements on second floor, No.36 one unequal 9-pane sash. All windows have flat arches of gauged brick with triple keyblocks and painted sills. Eaves frieze and boxed guttering on paired modillions with fluted inverted bell rainwater head at right end. Left return: door of 6 sunk panels beneath radial fanlight in round-arched opening. Some windows on ground floor are tripartite sashes, elsewhere 4- and 12-pane sashes, those in front blocks with painted wedge lintels, in rear blocks with flat arches of soldier bricks. INTERIOR: of No.35. Ground floor: elliptical arch on fluted pilasters divides former entrance hall. One former front room retains moulded cornice, the other ribbon and candlestick frieze. Main staircase rises to first floor, with open string, turned balusters, 3 to a tread, and moulded ramped-up handrail. Back stairs rise to second floor with close string, stick balusters and flat handrail ramped-up to column newels. In one rear room, cast-iron fire grate survives with moulded architrave and shelf. First floor: doors are of 6 raised and fielded or beaded panels. In front room door, windows and chimney cupboards have architraves with angle blocks, and window recesses and cupboard doors of incised panels. Reeded cornice and plaster ceiling rose. Part of fire grate survives. In two rooms towards rear, cast-iron fire grates remain, one with foliage trails and medallions of flute-playing figures. Third floor: several rooms retain original fire places and grates; one has Art Nouveau grate. Doors are of 6 raised and fielded panels, and one in rear room is of early C18 of 2 raised panels.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 133).



Listing NGR: SE6056651715

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 133

National Grid Reference: SE 60569 51714

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