Listed Building: 19 & 21 Blossom Street (462813)

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Grade II
LBSUID 462813
Date assigned Monday, June 14, 1954
Date last amended


YORK SE5951SE BLOSSOM STREET 1112-1/20/53 (South East side) 14/06/54 Nos.19 AND 21 GV II Formerly known as: Nos.15, 17 AND 19 BLOSSOM STREET. Two houses, later chaplains' residence; now part of convent and Pastoral Centre. No.19 rebuilt 1837 incorporating remains of mid and late C18 house; remodelled and combined with rebuilt No.21 in 1845-47; C20 alterations and extensions. Mid C19 remodelling by GT Andrews for the Bar Convent. Red brick in Flemish bond with some stone dressings. Slate roof. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and 7 bays. The facade has a stone plinth and a dentilled and modillioned cornice gutter, and the brickwork of the 2nd floor differs in colour from that below. The windows are glazing bar sashes with rubbed brick flat arches. The left-hand window on the ground floor has external shutters with 3 raised and fielded panels to each leaf. The 1st and 3rd bays contain low blocked cellar openings, and the 7th bay contains 2 cellar openings. The 2nd and 6th bays contain doorcases with engaged Doric columns, fanlights, and doors with 6 recessed panels. The left-hand doorway has short iron railings to its external steps. Chimney at right in front of ridge. Ridge chimneys with truncated caps at left, between 3rd and 4th bays, and between 6th and 7th bays. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records that fittings include C18 open string staircase with turned balusters and handrail wreathed at foot on turned newel; re-used doors and doorcases c1760; other fittings including doorcases with fluted surround and angle roundels are c1837. No.21 has staircase with cast-iron balustrade. (RCHME: City of York: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 63; 124). Listing NGR: SE5971151375

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Grid reference SE 59710 51374 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE

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Jul 28 2009 2:33PM


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