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MASONIC HALL

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: MASONIC HALL

List entry Number: 1257873

Location

MASONIC HALL, DUNCOMBE PLACE

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County:

District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Mar-1997

Date of most recent amendment: 12-May-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463347

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Details

YORK SE 6052 SW DUNCOMBE PLACE (South east side) 1112-1/27/304 Masonic Hall 14.3.97

GV II

Masonic hall, offices and flat. 1862-63, altered 1866, with early C20 extension, Hall by J Barton-Wilson and John Edwin Gates. MATERIALS: Hall of grey brick in English garden-wall bond with ashlar front, moulded cornice and hipped slate roof with brick stack: extension of red brick in English bond with brick quoins, ashlar doorcase and reset porch, and moulded stone cornice; slate hipped roof with brick corniced stacks. EXTERIOR: Hall has 2-storey 3-bay front on basement plinth: extension is of 2 storeys, 6 bays. Entrance in extension through reset round headed panelled double doors in round-arched architrave and Doric porch with triglyph frieze, moulded cornice and low parapet. Hall front has rusticated clasping pilaster strips at outer angles and to projecting centre bay, supporting entablature beneath low parapet. Two basement openings in outer bays have ornate cast-iron grilles. Ground floor windows are 1-pane sashes in plain openings over sill band. First floor windows are similar sashes with semicircular overlights in keyed round-arched openings, also with sill band. Eaves frieze inscribed with the words AUDI VIDE TACE, one over each bay. Right return: Articulated by rusticated pilaster strips carrying moulded cornice. First floor sill band returns from front as storey band. There are no openings. Towards front, upper storey is set with low relief moulding of Masonic insignia enclosed in raised surround. Extension has panelled door in keyed moulded stone doorcase at left end. Ground floor windows are unequal sashes of 6 over 9 panes: first floor windows are 12-pane sashes. All windows have stone sills; those on first floor have keyed brick arches. Broad first floor band of brick. INTERIOR: Ground floor: Library completely fitted with reused C18 raised and fielded panelling and set fireplace. The walls of the Masonic Hall are articulated by marbled pilasters of the Greek Corinthian order and incorporate paintings and Honour boards. Master's Chair and porch over doors enclosed by clustered columns. Ornately enriched frieze to coffered ceiling. Lighting columns in the form of the Classical Orders. Founded as the Union Lodge on 7 July 1777 at Lockwoods Coffee House.



Listing NGR: SE6020152082

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National Grid Reference: SE 60201 52082

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