Listed Building: NUMBERS 8 AND 10 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS AND GATES (464467)

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Grade II
LBSUID 464467
Date assigned Friday, June 24, 1983
Date last amended

Description

YORK SE5951SE PRIORY STREET 1112-1/20/882 (South West side) 24/06/83 Nos.8 AND 10 and attached railings and gates GV II Pair of houses, and area railings and gates attached at front; now offices. c1855, No.10 extended at rear later in C19. By GT Andrews. MATERIALS: pink-cream mottled brick, in Flemish bond to front and left side, English garden-wall bond to rear and right side; painted stone banding, and timber doorcases and modillion eaves cornice; slate roof with brick stacks. Cast-iron railings and gates on stone plinth. EXTERIOR: basement and 3 storeys; 2-window front to each house. Short flights of steps, bridging the area, lead to doorcases of sunk-panel pilasters, friezes with paterae and cornice hoods on foliate consoles; 6-panel doors beneath radial fanlights recessed in round-arched architraves with moulded imposts and transoms, and panelled reveals. To left of each door, 3-light canted bay window rises from basement; No.8 has 1-pane sashes, No.10 has 8- and 12-pane sashes. On upper floors, all windows are 12-pane sashes, those on first floor taller, beneath cambered brick arches: both floors have sill band. Rear: 2 and half storey projecting wings with pent roofs, and 12-pane sashes with stone sills and cambered brick arches. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: railings and gates are turned, with flower-bud tips. Nos 8 and 10 are shown on Nathaniel Whittock's Bird's-eye View of the City of York in the 1850s, and probably formed part of GT Andrews' planned scheme for the newly opened-up Priory Gardens, formerly the grounds of the former Holy Trinity Priory. (Murray H: Nathaniel Whittock's Bird's-eye View of the City of York in 1850: York: 1988-: 38). Listing NGR: SE5986451481

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Grid reference SE 59863 51481 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE

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Jan 11 2007 3:00PM

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