Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1259208

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Statutory Address: BARLEY HALL, 2, COFFEE YARD


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Statutory Address: BARLEY HALL, 2, COFFEE YARD

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

District: York (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 60292 52030


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SE6052SW COFFEE YARD 1112-1/27/217 (North East side) 14/06/54 No.2 Barley Hall


Formerly known as: Building on SE side, 30 yds SE of Stonegate COFFEE YARD. Probably Prebendal Hospice, later house. Probably C13 originally, with C15 hall; alterations of mid C15, c1600, early C19; restored and partly reconstructed c1990. Timber-framed, and brick with pantile and plain tile roofs. PLAN: long range of medieval lodgings to north-east with a late medieval hall house added at south-west, when first range was adapted to form solar and private apartments to important town house. EXTERIOR: north-east range: now largely reconstructed re-using original timbers where possible. Exterior completely rebuilt. INTERIOR: retains a mutilated C17 brick stack and stairwell with early C19 staircase. South-east hall range: 2-bay 2-storey open hall, reconstructed with original south-east wall and roof truss: central hall truss re-used. Passage, now a thoroughfare, retains restored original framing including ogee-arched entrance and blocked service doorway with 4-centred head, both in chamfered openings. Exterior to south-west completely rebuilt. Extension of c1600 to south-east survives largely intact. Exterior south-east wall brick with various later openings, including 2-leaf lifting door above passage, and first floor 3-light window with rendered brick mullions. Interior has brick chimney stack with two Tudor-arched fireplaces. Restoration carried out c1990 by the York Archaeological Trust, when much of the building was taken down and a complete restoration of the medieval and late medieval fabric carried out. Most of the timber-framing in the north-east range was replaced. (Michelmore D and Wright R: The Coffee Yard Project: 1985-; City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 232).

Listing NGR: SE6029252030


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Legacy System number: 463138

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 232
Wright, , Mitchelmore, , The Coffee Yard Project, (1985)

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