Building record MYO846 - 3-20 South Parade (Consecutive) including 43 Blossom Street

Summary

Terrace of houses, now 17 houses, a shop, and offices. 1825-8 with some 20th century alterations. Probably built by Thomas Rayson senior, bricklayer. Brick in Flemish bond with painted stone or stucco dressings. Slate roof, hipped at left. Exterior: 3 storeys above cellars. Each house 2 bays with glazing bar sash windows which have painted rusticated lintels with false keystones.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 5969 5128 (105m by 86m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Includes: No.43 BLOSSOM STREET. Terrace of houses, now 17 houses, a shop, and offices. 1825-8 with some C20 alterations. Probably built by Thomas Rayson senior, bricklayer. Brick in Flemish bond with painted stone or stucco dressings. Slate roof, hipped at left.

EXTERIOR: 3 storeys above cellars. Each house 2 bays with glazing bar sash windows which have painted rusticated lintels with false keystones. No.19 has a small flat-roofed attic dormer. At the left-hand end of the terrace a C20 shopfront and doorways occupy the ground floor of No.43 Blossom Street and the former Nos 1 and 2 South Parade (now part of No.43 Blossom Street). The shopfront returns to also occupy the ground floor of the 3 bays which face Blossom Street. The remaining houses each have a tripartite bowed glazing bar sash at the right on the ground floor and a doorway at the left with a doorcase which has engaged reeded columns, a frieze with raised mouldings, panelled reveals, a door of 6 panels, and an overlight with glazing bars in a diagonal pattern. No 4 has French doors to the cellar, and a C20 lean-to porch over the cellar doorway. No.6 has a glazed window replacing the cellar door. No.7 has a casement window with glazing bars lighting the cellar. No.8 has a C20 cellar window and glazed door. Nos 9, 10 and 11, 15, 16, 17 and 19 have 6-panel cellar doors. No.14 has a C20 concrete platform in front of the cellar window. The houses have timber gutters carried on rectangular brackets except for Nos 4, 5, 6 and 7, which have plastic gutters. Ridge chimneys to left and right of the former No.2, and to right of Nos 3-20.

INTERIORS: not inspected. No.43 Blossom Street was first listed 01/07/68. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 129).
Listing NGR: SE5965951317

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

South Parade 3–20 1825/8. A large important terrace, probably built by Thomas Rayson senior, bricklayer, who was himself living in No. 16 from 1828 to 1836 (YCA, E.98, f. 135v. and Rate Books). Being built by forty subscribers in 1825 (Illustrations to Drake, Hudson ms., YCL, f. 159 dorso). No. 4 for sale YG 31/10/1829. No. 13 available 6 months earlier, YG 11/4/1829.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 3, South west. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1972. pp.129

NMR Information
613515 Architectural Survey Investigation by RCHME/EH Architectural Survey

BF061154 1-20 SOUTH PARADE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

RCHME, 1972, RCHME City of York Volume III South-west of the Ouse (Monograph). SYO64.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1972. RCHME City of York Volume III South-west of the Ouse.

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Feb 20 2020 7:16PM

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