Conservation Area: Central Historic Core Conservation Area (Conservation Area 1)

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Authority City of York Council
Date assigned Monday, January 1, 1968
Date last amended Wednesday, January 1, 1975

Description

This area defines the old City of Roman, Viking and Medieval York, for the most part contained inside the city walls. The Conservation Area was designated in 1968 and extended after public consultation in 1975 to include the bars, walls and their approaches and surroundings. The area contains the greatest concentraion of listed buildings in the city. The main elements of the character and appearance of the area area: 1) The Walls 2) The scale and size of the Minster 3) Cliffords Tower and the Castle Area 4) The nucleus of historic civic buildings 5)The large scale of the old and new railway station areas 6) The St Leonard's Hospital area 7) Bootham Hospital 8) The city's skylines and vistas 9) The complex townscape 10) The River Ouse and The Foss 11) The strong landscape associated with York's open spaces 12) The residential areas in brick and slate or pantiles. 13) The commercial/shopping areas 14) Other smaller areas which don't fit into the above but have their own character arising from the quality of buildings/spaces The Core Conservation Area was appraised in 2011 by Alan Baxter & Associates.

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  • Unpublished document: *Design Emporium Ltd. 2018. Penn House, 38 St Marys HER ST.
  • Unpublished document: 2012. Central Historic Core Conservation Area Appraisal.
  • Unpublished document: 2012. Rear of 86-88 The Mount, Holgate Road.
  • Unpublished document: 2014. 18-19 Tanner Row/2-20 George Hudson St.
  • Unpublished document: 2015. 20 Bishophill EVALUATION.
  • Unpublished document: 2015. 41 Micklegate HERITAGE STATEMENT.
  • Unpublished document: 2015. Colin Hick Motors Bootham Row Heritage Statement.
  • Unpublished document: 2015. York Minster Camera Cantorum.
  • Unpublished document: 2016. 10 Dewsbury Terrace.
  • Unpublished document: 2016. 126 The Mount HER ST.
  • Unpublished document: 2016. 20 Bishophill Junior Deposit Model.
  • Unpublished document: 2016. 36-37 St Mary's.
  • Unpublished document: 2016. 95-97 Micklegate HER ST.
  • Unpublished document: 2016. Bootham School HER ST.
  • Unpublished document: 2016. King's Manor.
  • Unpublished document: 2016. Maths & Modern Foreign Languages Learning Hub.
  • Unpublished document: 2016. Monk Bar WB.
  • Unpublished document: 2017. 1 Toft Green.
  • Unpublished document: 2019. Design, Access and Heritage Statement of 51 Bootham.
  • Unpublished document: 59 Blossom St DA ST.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2014. 1 St Leonards Place.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2014. 1-9 St Leonards Place Coach House.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2014. 2 Museum Street.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2014. 2 St Leonards Place.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2014. 3 St Leonards Place.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2014. 4 Museum Street.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2014. 4 St Leonards Place.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2014. 5 St Leonards Place.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2014. 6 St Leonards Place.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2014. 7 St Leonards Place.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2014. 8 St Leonards Place.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2014. 9 St Leonards Place.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2014. Coach House St Leonard's Place.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2015. 19-21 Piccadilly.
  • Unpublished document: AOC. 2016. Guildhall Lendal.
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  • Unpublished document: Central Historic Core, Conservation Area 1.
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  • Unpublished document: L S Archaeology. 2017. Hudson House DBA.
  • Unpublished document: L S Archaeology. 2017. Hudson House EVA.
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  • Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2006. 18 Bootham Terrace.
  • Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2010. 33-34 St . Mary's.
  • Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2014. 29-33 Lawrence Street.
  • Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2014. 31 Walmgate EXC.
  • Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2015. Electric Cinema, 19-22 Fossgate.
  • Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2015. Rear of 31 Walmgate.
  • Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2015. Royal York Hotel EVAL.
  • Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2016. 19-22 Fossgate.
  • Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2016. 47 Low Petergate.
  • Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2016. St. Peter's School, Teaching Building Project.
  • Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2016. Yorkshire House, Rougier St.
  • Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2019. 23 Piccadilly.
  • Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2019. Outbuilding to the rear of 23 Fossgate.
  • Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2019. St Peter's School, York.
  • Unpublished document: Pegasus Group. 2017. 2 St Helens Square HER ST.
  • Unpublished document: Pegasus Group. 2017. 47 Low Petergate HER ST.
  • Unpublished document: Purcell. 2019. 3 Friar's Terrace HER ST.
  • Unpublished document: Ryedale Archaeology Services Ltd. 2017. A Watching Brief at 7 Minster Yard during construction work to turn the house into a school building.
  • Unpublished document: Trent & Peak Archaeology. 2018. York Central redevelopment - preliminary deposit model.
  • Unpublished document: University of York. 2019. Geophysics in Museum Gardens (Interim).
  • Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 2015. 20 Bishophill WB.
  • Unpublished document: YAT. 2013. 3 Blossom St.
  • Unpublished document: YAT. 2015. All Saints Church, North Street.
  • Unpublished document: YAT. 2015. Fire Station, Clifford Street EVA.
  • Unpublished document: YAT. 2015. SW of the Ouse.
  • Unpublished document: YAT. 2016. 14 Lendal.
  • Unpublished document: YAT. 2016. 14 Lendal.
  • Unpublished document: YAT. 2016. 18 Newton Terrace WB.
  • Unpublished document: YAT. 2016. 46-50 Piccadilly DBA.
  • Unpublished document: YAT. 2016. Fire Station, Clifford Street EVAL.
  • Unpublished document: YAT. 2016. Mansion House WB.
  • Unpublished document: YAT. 2016. The Lodge, Peckitt Street.
  • Unpublished document: YAT. 2017. Museum St EXC.
  • Unpublished document: YAT. 2018. 9 The Crescent EVA.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 1993. 18 Mount Parade.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 1995. 84 Bootham.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 1995. Sewer repair 29 Colliergate.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 1996. 4-7 Monk Bar Court.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2015. 104 Micklegate.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2015. Former Fire Station, Clifford Street HBA.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2016.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2016. Clementhorpe Maltings WB.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2016. The Mount Royal Hotel EVAL.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2017. 61 Monkgate.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2017. 7 Cumberland St WB.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2018. 9 Rougier Street, Northern House.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2019. 104 Micklegate.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2019. 32 Coppergate.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2019. Archaeological Investigations at Minster Self Drive.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2019. Northern House, 9 Rougier Street.
  • Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2019. Wall to the rear of 10 Precentors Court.
  • Unpublished document: York Museums Trust. 2015. South Bowling Green, Museum Gardens.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6018 5181 (2179m by 2164m)
Map sheet SE65SW

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Record last edited

Mar 12 2021 10:50AM

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