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Friars Terrace Numbers 1, 2 and 3 and Attached Gates and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildhall, York

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Latitude: 53.9556 / 53°57'20"N

Longitude: -1.0818 / 1°4'54"W

OS Eastings: 460346

OS Northings: 451450

OS Grid: SE603514

Mapcode National: GBR NQWP.LR

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.CT2X

Entry Name: Friars Terrace Numbers 1, 2 and 3 and Attached Gates and Railings

Listing Date: 14 February 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1256609

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464730

Location: York, YO1

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Guildhall

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: York All Saints, Pavement

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


1112-1/21/918 (North East side)
14/02/77 Friars Terrace Nos.1, 2 and 3 and
attached gates and railings


Includes: No.8 PECKITT STREET.
Terrace of 4 houses and attached garden gates and railings.
c1855. Red and grey brick in Flemish bond, with doorcases and
bracketed eaves cornice of timber; brick stacks to slate roof.
Gates and railings of cast-iron.
EXTERIOR: South Esplanade front, to river: 3 storeys 8
windows. Entrance to No.8 Peckitt Street in left return.
Doorcases are of sunk-panel pilasters with bracketed cornices
on bulbous carved consoles and doors of 4 panels beneath plain
overlights. Entrances alternate with 3-light canted bay
windows with prominent bracketed cornices and 2x4-pane centre
sashes between 2x2-pane side sashes. All other windows are
12-pane sashes with cambered heads, flat arches and painted
stone sills, those on first floor taller than those on second
floor. All windows have slender glazing bars. Below left end
window on first floor is stone tablet inscribed "FRIAR'S
Peckitt Street front: 3 storeys and attic; 3-bay gable wall.
Entrance in centre, with blind windows to right bay of each
floor: window to left of door is 4-pane sash, and other
windows are 12-pane sashes. Details of all openings repeat
those on river front. Attic window is round-arched small-pane
sash with painted stone sill. Cornice from river front returns
beneath pedimented gable end.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: railings raised on retaining wall and
steps on north-east side of South Esplanade (qv) surviving
from C13 Franciscan Friary on same site. Railings to gardens
and gates are turned with spearhead finials and turned bulbous
standards on square bases.

Listing NGR: SE6034651450

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