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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.

Name: 42 AND 43, FOSSGATE

List entry Number: 1257824



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: 24-Jun-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463415

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SE6051NE FOSSGATE 1112-1/17/345 (South West side) 24/06/83 Nos.42 AND 43


Pair of houses, now shops. 1825, No.42 incorporating C15 structure; C20 restoration and partial demolition of No.43; new shopfronts. Orange-cream brick in Flemish bond with stuccoed timber-framed structure at rear; brick stack to pantile roof. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-window front. Pilastered shopfronts with small-pane windows and doors beneath decorative overlights. No.42 has tripartite sash with 4-pane centre window on first floor, two 16-pane sashes on second floor, all with painted sills and channelled wedge lintels with grooved keyblocks. No.43 has inserted bow window with 8:12:8-pane sashes on first floor, one 16-pane sash with painted sill and flat arch of orange brick on second floor. Fluted inverted bell rainwater head initialled IN at right end of plain eaves band. Rear: 2-storey 2-bay block projects, with two 2x4-pane windows on first floor, one with horizontal sliding sashes, one with casements. Roof has one crown post truss. INTERIOR: not inspected. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 133).

Listing NGR: SE6055351734

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SE 60552 51737


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