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Latitude: 53.9551 / 53°57'18"N
Longitude: -1.0915 / 1°5'29"W
OS Eastings: 459710
OS Northings: 451377
OS Grid: SE597513
Mapcode National: GBR NQTP.GZ
Mapcode Global: WHFC3.6VGC
Entry Name: 19 and 21, Blossom Street
Listing Date: 14 June 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1259526
English Heritage Legacy ID: 462813
Location: York, YO24
Electoral Ward/Division: Micklegate
Built-Up Area: York
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Micklegate Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: York
SE5951SE BLOSSOM STREET
1112-1/20/53 (South East side)
14/06/54 Nos.19 AND 21
Formerly known as: Nos.15, 17 AND 19 BLOSSOM STREET.
Two houses, later chaplains' residence; now part of convent
and Pastoral Centre. No.19 rebuilt 1837 incorporating remains
of mid and late C18 house; remodelled and combined with
rebuilt No.21 in 1845-47; C20 alterations and extensions. Mid
C19 remodelling by GT Andrews for the Bar Convent. Red brick
in Flemish bond with some stone dressings. Slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and 7 bays. The facade has a stone plinth
and a dentilled and modillioned cornice gutter, and the
brickwork of the 2nd floor differs in colour from that below.
The windows are glazing bar sashes with rubbed brick flat
arches. The left-hand window on the ground floor has external
shutters with 3 raised and fielded panels to each leaf. The
1st and 3rd bays contain low blocked cellar openings, and the
7th bay contains 2 cellar openings. The 2nd and 6th bays
contain doorcases with engaged Doric columns, fanlights, and
doors with 6 recessed panels. The left-hand doorway has short
iron railings to its external steps. Chimney at right in front
of ridge. Ridge chimneys with truncated caps at left, between
3rd and 4th bays, and between 6th and 7th bays.
INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records that fittings include
C18 open string staircase with turned balusters and handrail
wreathed at foot on turned newel; re-used doors and doorcases
c1760; other fittings including doorcases with fluted surround
and angle roundels are c1837. No.21 has staircase with
(RCHME: City of York: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 63;
Listing NGR: SE5971151375
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