Listed Building: 30 and 32 Goodramgate (1257731)

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Grade II*
NHLE 1257731
Date assigned 14 June 1954
Date last amended


YORK SE6052SW GOODRAMGATE 1112-1/27/398 (North West side) 14/06/54 Nos.30 AND 32 (Formerly Listed as: COLLEGE STREET Gatehouse to the Precincts) (Formerly Listed as: GOODRAMGATE Nos.30 AND 32) GV II* Formerly known as: Nos.89 AND 89A GOODRAMGATE. Includes: Nos.11 AND 12 COLLEGE STREET. Houses and Minster gatehouse; now shops, cafe and flats. C14 houses with gatehouse rebuilt c1600 and 1903; alterations of C16, C18 and early C19; later C19 extensions; remodelled in C20, with C20 shopfronts. MATERIALS: original building timber-framed; later alterations and extensions in brick in various forms, painted at front. Roofs are tiled at front, pantiled at rear, with brick stacks; parallel ranges to right, originally gabled to street, now half-hipped, of pantile. EXTERIOR: Goodramgate front: 2 storeys, 4 bays, left of centre bay projecting; 2-storey 1-bay gatehouse set back to left. Left of centre door of 6 raised and fielded panels in fluted borders beneath radial-glazed fanlight, in fluted architrave with angle roundels. To right, No.30 has shopfront framed in sunk-panel pilasters with cornice, and three-quarter glazed and panelled door recessed between arcaded windows over sunk-panelled risers. Shopfront to No.32 framed in sunk-panel pilasters with roundels at the heads, plain fascia and moulded cornice; three-quarter glazed and panelled door beneath overlight of two round-arched lights in splayed corner, between round-arcaded shop windows on colonnettes with imposts and sunk panelled risers. On first floor, four 12-pane sashes. Dentil cornice, between grooved corbels, returned to left. Gatehouse is open on ground floor and has one 2x12-pane horizontal sliding sash window and exposed studding on first floor. College Street front: 2-storey, 2-bay gabled wall to gatehouse, with 1-bay extension to left, in front of 2-storey 4-window range. Gatehouse raised on massive corner post with enlarged head and braced posts has exposed studding on first floor. Gabled left return has 3-light mullion window with square lattice glazing on first floor, and exposed studding and roof truss with cambered tie beam and collar. Subsidiary entrance to No.32 Goodramgate is glazed and panelled door to right of small-paned square bay window on brackets, beneath continuous fascia and moulded cornice. Further left is door of 6 raised and fielded panels beneath divided overlight. No.12 College Street has shopfront with 6-panel door and divided overlight to left of single-pane shop window with transom light, beneath plain fascia and cornice. INTERIOR: ground floor. No.30 Goodramgate: cantilevered staircase to first floor has treadends ornamented with triglyphs and roundels, balustrade of angular cast-iron panels and serpentine handrail, wreathed at foot on shaped curtail step: frieze of triglyphs and roundels to stairwell: front doorcase has sunk panel jambs and moulded round-arched head. Similar doorcase to rear of cafe. Both Nos 30 and 32 have fireplaces with elliptical arches of brick, chamfered to No.30. In No.12 College Street, C19 display cabinets with glass doors survive. First floor, No.30 Goodramgate: portions of fluted plaster cornice survive at head of stairs: back room retains plain stone fireplace with hob grate. In No.32 Goodramgate: timber-frame survives in original external walls, and studded partitions between front and back rooms, gatehouse chamber and extension; gatehouse chamber has exposed chamfer-stopped beams in gatehouse chamber. Door between front and back rooms is 6 panelled. Some posts survive in College Street range. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 143). Listing NGR: SE6046952182

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Grid reference SE 6048 5216 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW

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