SE6051NW LOW PETERGATE 1112-1/28/610 (South West side) 14/06/54 No.97
Formerly known as: No.5 TONGS COURT. House, now restaurant. Early C18 with earlier origins; extensively altered in C19, and further alteration and extension in C20; altered C19 shopfront. MATERIALS: orange brick, in Flemish bond at front, stretcher bond at rear; timber modillion cornice; brick stacks and gabled dormer with 2x4-pane casement window to pantile roof. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic; 2-window front. Shopfront has glazed and panelled double doors on each side of 2-light shop window, beneath moulded cornice on elongated console brackets. First and second floor windows are 1-pane sashes with painted stone sills and flat arches of gauged brick. Rear: 3 storeys and attic; 2 windows. Ground floor obscured by C20 extension. First and second floor windows are 4-pane sashes with flat arches of soldier bricks. INTERIOR: extensive fragments of timber-framing are visible in ground and second floor partition walls in rear part. Ground floor: in left rear room, brick fireplace with timber lintel. First floor: in front room, coved plaster ceiling cornice survives. Second floor: original staircase survives to attic, with moulded close string, slender turned balusters, square newels with attached half balusters, and moulded handrail. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 197-9).
Listing NGR: SE6041351977
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