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NUMBERS 15-21 (ODD) INCLUDING NUMBERS 19A AND 21A AND OUTBUILDINGS ATTACHED AT REAR

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: NUMBERS 15-21 (ODD) INCLUDING NUMBERS 19A AND 21A AND OUTBUILDINGS ATTACHED AT REAR

List entry Number: 1259517

Location

NUMBERS 15-21 (ODD) INCLUDING NUMBERS 19A AND 21A AND OUTBUILDINGS ATTACHED AT REAR, 15-21, BLAKE STREET

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

County:

District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Aug-1971

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 462804

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Details

YORK

SE6052SW BLAKE STREET 1112-1/27/44 (North East side) 19/08/71 Nos.15-21 (Odd) including Nos.19A and 21A and outbuildings attached at rear (Formerly Listed as: BLAKE STREET Nos 15, 17, 19A, 19, 21A, 23 and 25)

GV II

Formerly known as: Nos.15-25 and premises adjoining on corner of Southgate BLAKE STREET. Row of three houses and outbuildings attached at rear; now shops and business premises. Houses dated 1773 on rainwater heads; C19 and C20 alterations and shopfronts. Outbuilding dated 1766 on rainwater head, later partly incorporated into shop at Nos 19, 19A and 21. For Thomas Haxby, musical instrument maker. MATERIALS: houses of orange-brown brick in Flemish bond, No.21A painted; original timber doorcase to No.17; timber cornice and brick stacks to hipped slate roof in two ranges parallel to street. Outbuildings of orange-brown brick in Flemish bond, part rendered; slate and plain tile roofs. EXTERIOR: 4 storey, 6-bay front. Doorcase to No.17 has plain pilasters with imposts, frieze and cornice on beaded consoles: 6 fielded panel door in round-arched architrave with fluted impost band: frieze and spandrels enriched with festooned paterae. Windows are of various types, some casements, some 1-pane sashes, some 4-pane sashes: on third floor, squat 4- or 6-pane sashes. First floor windows have sill band, others painted sills; all have flat arches of gauged brick. Inverted bell rainwater head, dated and initialled TH, at each end of modillion cornice. Outbuildings 2 storeys and 3 storeys. 2-storey part has 6-panel door within passage linking it with No.15; outside doorways closed by boarded doors: on first floor, board lifting door to left, to right 20-pane fixed light window. Pyramidal roof has two roof lights. 3-storey part incorporated into No.21 has 2- and 3-light casement windows with transoms. Raised bands to first and second floors carried over at first floor from 2-course brick band on lower building. To right of eaves, inverted bell rainwater head dated 1766, initialled TH. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records original staircases, from first-floor upwards, with turned balusters with square knops, and square newels above, all with moulded handrails. Various original 6-panel doors and simple fireplaces. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 109; York Historian: Haxby D and Malden J: Thomas Haxby of York (1729-1796): York: 1978-: 43-55).



Listing NGR: SE6017452010

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 109
Haxby, D, Malden, J, 'York Historian' in Thomas Haxby of York (1729-1796), (1978), 43-55

National Grid Reference: SE 60172 52007

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