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The Golden Fleece Public House and Attached Outbuilding at Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildhall, York

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Latitude: 53.9586 / 53°57'31"N

Longitude: -1.0796 / 1°4'46"W

OS Eastings: 460490

OS Northings: 451787

OS Grid: SE604517

Mapcode National: GBR NQXN.2P

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.DR4L

Entry Name: The Golden Fleece Public House and Attached Outbuilding at Rear

Listing Date: 24 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1256915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464421

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


1112-1/28/858 (South East side)
24/06/83 No.16
The Golden Fleece Public House and
attached outbuilding at rear


Public house. c1840 rebuilding of earlier structure;
refurbished 1926 by Biscomb and Ferrey.
MATERIALS: pink-grey brick in Flemish bond, rear in stretcher
bond; inn front of glazed tile and ashlar: timber cornice;
roof tiled at front, pantiled at rear, with brick stack. Wing
and outbuilding of orange-red brick in English garden-wall
bond with orange gauged brick dressings and tile and pantile
roofs with brick stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3-storey 1-window front. Ground floor framed in
keyed elliptical arch of ashlar on tiled pilasters with
moulded ashlar capitals; deep frieze and modillion cornice
above, between gableted grooved brackets. C20 board door to
right of narrow paired canted bay windows with small-pane
glazing. First and second floors have tripartite windows, with
8:12:8 sashes on first floor, squat 3:9:3 sashes on second
floor: both have painted channelled wedge lintels and painted
sills. Moulded mutule eaves cornice with moulded rainwater
head at right end.
Rear: 3 storeys and attic; 1-window gable wall, with 2-storey
1-window wing to right. Ground and first floor have tripartite
windows with 2:4:2 sashes, that on ground floor breaking into
wing to left of doorway with divided overlight. Second floor
has two 12-pane sashes, attic 2-light casement, all with flat
arches. First floor of wing has narrow 4-pane sash window.
1-storey 3-bay projecting outbuilding has tripartite window
with 2:4:2 sashes and cambered arch, and 2-light large-pane
horizontal sash and 4-panel door, both with flat arches.
INTERIOR: passage incorporates massive post with moulded head
and first floor jetty of the adjacent Herbert House (qv).
Keyed round arch on sunk-panelled pilasters with moulded
imposts leads to rear of passage.
(Dissertation for MA in Architectural Building Conservation:
Davison Andrew P: "A Good House, fit for the purpose: Public
House Design in York": De Montfort University: 1993-: 135;
City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 178).

Listing NGR: SE6049751776

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