FORMER MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM AT ST PETERS SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259234
Date first listed:
01-Jul-1968
Date of most recent amendment:
14-Mar-1997
Statutory Address:
FORMER MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM AT ST PETERS SCHOOL, CLIFTON

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM AT ST PETERS SCHOOL, CLIFTON

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 59600 52676

Details

YORK

SE5952NE CLIFTON 1112-1/7/208 (South West side) 01/07/68 Former Memorial Gymnasium at St Peter's School (Formerly Listed as: CLIFTON The Memorial Gymnasium at St Peter's School)

GV II

Gymnasium, now library. By Francis Bedford. Foundation stone dated 1894. Snecked sandstone with sandstone ashlar dressings. Pantiled roof. EXTERIOR: single storey. South-east wall of 5 bays separated by buttresses. The windows have 2 cinquefoiled mullioned lights, 2 transoms, and leaded glazing. The lower part of the left-hand window has blind stone panels. The right-hand, entrance, bay, has an ashlar panel with a moulded surround which rises to a central square sundial with raised carved numerals and Latin inscription. Below there is a window of 2 low cinquefoiled ogee lights above a moulded Tudor-arched doorway with an oak door which has applied mouldings in geometrical patterns. Above the archway there is a carved shield of arms to each side. To the right of the doorway there is a foundation stone inscribed: 'ALMAE MATRI ALUMINUS ERATIAS AD MDCCCXCIV DECANO A.P. PUREY-CUST CANCELLARIO I. RAINE MAGISTRO G.T. HANDFORD'. The north-east gable wall, facing the road, has a window of 4 cinquefoiled ogee lights with transom under a straight head with Perpendicular tracery. The south-west gable wall has a window of 2 cinquefoiled ogee lights with transom to each side of a central doorway. This has a door with raised mouldings in geometrical patterns, a moulded Tudor archway, and a panel above carved with leaf and rose decoration with a central shield with crossed keys. Below the apex of the gable there is a mullioned window of 4 cinquefoiled lights. INTERIOR: not inspected. (Bartholomew City Guides: Hutchinson J and Palliser DM: York: Edinburgh: 1980-: 257; Murray H: Heraldry and the Buildings of York: York: 1985-: 56-58).



Listing NGR: SE5960052676

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
463122
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Murray, H , Heraldry and the Buildings of York, (1985), 56-58
Hutchinson, J, Palliser, D M, 'Bartholomew City Guides' in York, (1980), 257

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 15 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03347/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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