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25, BLAKE STREET

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: 25, BLAKE STREET

List entry Number: 1259520

Location

25, 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: 462807

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

YORK

SE6051NW BLAKE STREET 1112-1/28/47 (North East side) 19/08/71 No.25 (Formerly Listed as: BLAKE STREET Nos 15, 17, 19A, 19, 21A, 23 and 25)

GV II

Two houses, now shop, offices and maisonette. Both houses late C18; house fronting Blake Street 1785 with late C19 alterations and shopfront; house fronting Stonegate altered in early C19, with mid C19 shopfront; both altered further and combined to form single shop in C20. MATERIALS: Blake Street house of red-brown brick in Flemish bond; timber shopfront and eaves cornice; slate hipped roof with brick stacks. Stonegate house orange-brown brick in Flemish bond with orange brick dressings; roof obscured by parapet with stone coping. EXTERIOR: Blake Street front: 4 storeys and basement; 5-bays. Shopfront framed in panelled pilasters with imposts and carved consoles at the head; moulded and dentilled cornice between carved segment-headed terminal blocks above. Glazed shop doors with brass fittings at corner, behind cast-iron arcade of 2 round arches on squat columns with foliate capitals and tall pedestals, and spandrels decorated with shell and foliage motifs; shop entablature continues over with paired consoles at corner. Other doors are of 4 raised and fielded panels with overlights: shop windows are plate glass, of 2 lights with transoms and roller blinds. Cellar openings beneath have ornate cast-iron grilles. Windows on first floor are 2-light casements, on second floor 1-pane sashes, on third floor squat 4-pane sashes: all have flat arches of gauged brick and those on second and third floors painted stone sills. Dentilled and modillioned eaves cornice. 1-bay right return to Stonegate repeats main front openings with 1-light shop window. Stonegate house: 3 storeys and attic; 2-window front. Shopfront framed in plain pilasters with imposts beneath dentilled cornice on grooved brackets: to left, blocked shop door; plate glass window with colonnette mullions, over moulded panel riser broken by ornate cast-iron grilles to cellar openings. On first floor, windows are shallow tripartite bow with fluted frieze and slight cornice to left, segment-arched tripartite sash to right; second floor windows are 12-pane sashes with cambered heads and gauged brick arches. Altered attic extended to left as parapet has lunette window with squat 6-pane sash and semicircular arch of gauged brick. All upper floor windows have painted stone sills. INTERIOR: has steep winder stair with open strings, shaped treadends, stick balusters and serpentine handrail. RCHM record top lit staircase with turned balusters in Stonegate

house. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 110).



Listing NGR: SE6017451999

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 110

National Grid Reference: SE 60174 51999

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