Listed Building: Lady Peckett's Yard (463773)

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Grade II*
LBSUID 463773
Date assigned Monday, June 14, 1954
Date last amended


YORK SE6051NW LADY PECKITT'S YARD 1112-1/28/856 No.11 14/06/54 GV II* Formerly known as: 2 houses at rear and SE of Sir Thomas Herbert's House in the Pavement LADY PECKITT'S YARD. House, now shop and offices. C15, rebuilt and extended c1700; late C19 extension; early C20 alteration and partial rebuilding. Rebuilding c1700 for John Peckitt, Lord Mayor 1702. MATERIALS: timber-framed core, rebuilt on brick chamfered plinth in orange-red brick, the front in Flemish bond with timber cornice, rear of English garden-wall bond; C19 extension in orange brick in stretcher bond; alterations and rebuilding in various brick in English and stretcher bonds. Pantile roof with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3-storey L-shaped front with C15 bay to right and 3-bay extension wing to left. Wing has C20 door at left end, two 4-pane sashes to right, and glazed oeil-de-boeuf in cogged brick surround at right end; first and second floor windows are 2-light square lattice casements; all openings have flat arches of gauged brick, those on second floor behind boldly projecting moulded cornice on scrolled and foliated consoles. Over door and to right of second floor are blind oeil-de-boeuf in cogged brick surrounds. Heavy moulded brick cornice below second floor, continued over front of C15 range. C15 range has through passage on ground floor: on first and second floors, full height lugged panel of raised brick contains square-headed Venetian window on each floor. Eaves cornice continues from wing. Rear of both parts have C20 doors and cross windows with square lattice casements. Extension has 4-pane sashes with stone sills and cambered brick arches on first and second floors. INTERIOR: wing: staircase rises from ground floor to attic, with moulded close string, stair treads with sunk panel risers, bulbous balusters and heavy moulded handrail on square newels with pendants and ball finials. Stairwell and first and second floor passages lined with moulded dado panelling. Blocked doorway with pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice at foot of stairs; on landing between first and second floors a 2-panel door. Ground floor room lined in 3 heights of moulded panelling beneath moulded cornice; semicircular alcove cupboard in keyed round-arched architrave on tall pedestals with shaped scroll-bracketed shelves. In first floor passage, 2-panel door on half H-hinge; doorcase to room in C15 range has pulvinated frieze and cornice hood. Second floor room lined with moulded panelling in 2 heights beneath pulvinated cornice; fireplace with pulvinated frieze, cornice shelf and panelled overmantel between sunk panel pilasters: cupboard door on H-L hinges. Roof carried on cranked principal trusses with collars. C15 range, first floor: exposed timber-framing including post, dragon beam, joists and chamfer stopped beams. Plastered fireplace with chamfer stopped segmental arched surround. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 177). Listing NGR: SE6050351758

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Grid reference SE 60502 51758 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW

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Feb 24 2010 4:30PM


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