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York (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SE 60224 52273



SE6052SW DEAN'S PARK 1112-1/13/879 Purey Cust Chambers 24/06/83


New Residence of the Canons Residentiary of York Minster; now part of Purey Cust Hospital. 1824-25. By RH Sharp for the Dean and Chapter. Magnesian limestone ashlar with stone coped slate roof and ashlar stacks. Gothick style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics on moulded stone plinth and with 2-stage setback buttresses; 3 gabled bays. Flight of stone steps leads to glazed and flush panel door with 4-centred head in casement-moulded square-headed surround with carved spandrels, flanked by dwarf buttresses. Flanking windows are of 3 ogee-arched lights with mouchette tracery in the square head. All ground floor openings have tall return stopped hoodmoulds. On first floor, centre window is semicircular oriel with three 8-pane sashes, deep frieze and moulded cornice: outer windows correspond with those on ground floor: all have moulded sill string. Attic windows are square-headed with hoodmoulds, centre one of 3 altered lights, outer ones each 1 light with 4-centred head; moulded string. Right return: 2 storeys and attic; 5 bays, centre bay gabled: at left of ground floor, 1-storey flat roofed porch projects forward. Porch has former door altered to tall window of 2 mullioned and transomed pointed lights, and moulded parapet. To right of porch is half-glazed door with tall overlight. Windows are generally paired lancets, those on ground floor with transoms, with square heads and hoodmoulds, those on first floor with moulded sillstring. Over porch on first floor is 2-leaf glazed and panelled door. C20 2-light window in attic gable. Moulded string to attic. INTERIOR: not inspected. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 129).

Listing NGR: SE6022452273


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An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 129


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

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Date: 04 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/05102/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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