Listed Building: NUMBERS 1, 3 AND 5 AND WALL ATTACHED TO REAR OF NUMBER 1 (462801)

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Grade II
LBSUID 462801
Date assigned Monday, June 14, 1954
Date last amended


YORK SE6052SW BLAKE STREET 1112-1/27/41 (North East side) 14/06/54 Nos.1, 3 AND 5 and wall attached to rear of No.1 GV II Formerly known as: Nos.18 AND 19 BLAKE STREET. Two shops; boundary wall approximately 20 metres long attached to rear of No.1. C16 structure remodelled and extended in early C18; further later alterations. MATERIALS: C16 building timber-framed, refronted in red-brown and orange brick in Flemish bond with stone coped brick parapet; painted and chamfered plinth to No.3; tiled roof to Nos 1 and 3 parallel to street, hipped at right end, to No.5 hipped at front. Brick stacks, some rebuilt. Boundary wall of re-used magnesian limestone. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics; 11-bay front. No.1 has shopfront of plain pilasters with imposts, frieze incorporating blind box and flat moulded cornice: plate glass window with glazed door to left. No.3 has pedimented doorcase, with steps up to door of 6 raised and fielded panels with radial fanlight over moulded transom in plain reveal: flanking windows are single plate glass lights with painted stone sills. No.5 has plate glass window in moulded surround with moulded cornice breaking forward at each end on grooved consoles. 6-panel door at right end. First floor has three 12-pane sashes to left, four 16-pane sashes in centre, to right two 12-pane sashes flanked by blind windows: most have flat arches of orange gauged brick, all painted stone sills. 4-course raised brick bands to first floor, broken by shop cornices, and to parapet. Rear: gabled wings visible, some with exposed timber-framing on jettied upper floors. No.3 has round-headed radial glazed staircase window. INTERIOR: not fully inspected. Ground floor of 3 retains moulded beams including one in former stairhall enriched with plaster Greek key mouldings. Open well staircase has open string, 2 turned balusters to each stair and moulded ramped handrail wreathed at foot. RCHM record late C17 staircase and two rooms lined with early C17 panelling in No.1; in No.3, first-floor front room with early C17 panelling and bolection moulded fireplace; in No.5, domed ceiling with roof light originally lighting circular staircase. Other rooms in Nos 3 and 5 have "Early Georgian" fireplaces and cornices. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: boundary wall is approximately 2 metres high. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 107-8). Listing NGR: SE6016052065

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  • Unpublished document: LHL Group. 2009. Photographic Record in Respect of 1 Blake Street, York.



Grid reference SE 60160 52064 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW

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Aug 24 2009 11:23AM


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