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St Leonards Hospital Remains

A Grade I Listed Building in Guildhall, York

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9611 / 53°57'39"N

Longitude: -1.0862 / 1°5'10"W

OS Eastings: 460052

OS Northings: 452049

OS Grid: SE600520

Mapcode National: GBR NQVM.MT

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.9P0R

Plus Code: 9C5WXW67+CG

Entry Name: St Leonards Hospital Remains

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Last Amended: 14 March 1997

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257087

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464254

Location: Guildhall, York, YO1

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Guildhall

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: York St Michael-le-Belfrey

Church of England Diocese: York

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Description



YORK

SE6052SW MUSEUM STREET
1112-1/27/795 (North West side)
14/06/54 St Leonard's Hospital remains
(Formerly Listed as:
MUSEUM STREET
Ruins of St Leonard's Hospital)

GV I

Ruined remains of chapel, infirmary and entrance passage of St
Leonard's Hospital. c1240. Magnesian limestone.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey 2-bay undercroft and chapel; 4x3-bay
undercroft and 4-bay entrance passage beneath infirmary.
Chapel front towards Library Square: 2-storey buttressed gable
end on chamfered plinth. Right return has C20 battened panel
door in chamfered doorway with 2-centred head and hoodmould on
moulded imposts. Undercroft has splayed lancet windows on each
side. Chapel gable end has triple lancet window beneath
moulded hood originally on detached shafts of which moulded
bases and capitals survive: windows on both returns have
2-centred heads, corbel stopped hoods and continuous
sillstrings. In gable apex is cusped oculus in chevron moulded
surround.
INTERIOR: not accessible. Infirmary undercroft doorway to left
of chapel similar to chapel doorway. Undercroft vaulted in
chamfered ribs springing from octagonal piers with moulded
bases and capitals or from moulded corbels. Windows at rear
are rectangular with splayed surrounds on the outside,
shouldered inside. Entrance passage arches at each end are
semicircular: outer end to Museum Gardens is of 3 orders, the
inner chamfered: right side dies into the wall, the left
springs from chamfered respond with moulded impost. Inner end
to Library Square is of 2 orders, both chamfered and springing
from responds with moulded capitals and bases. Interior
vaulted with chamfered ribs springing from moulded corbels.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.
(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 93).


Listing NGR: SE6005652059

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