SE6052SW CHAPTER HOUSE STREET 1112-1/27/157 (South East side) 14/06/54 No.1
Formerly known as: No.7 CHAPTER HOUSE STREET. House, part now used as workshop. C15 or earlier in origin; extensively remodelled in early C18; partly raised and altered further c1840 and later. Originally timber-framed; ground floor of coursed squared magnesian limestone; first floor of brick, part painted Flemish bond; tiled roof, one end hipped with eaves guttering on paired modillions; brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 2- and 3-storey, 4-bay range. Left end bay has 6-panel door and radial fanlight recessed in round-arched opening: to left, C20 window of paired 6-pane lights with sunk panel shutters. Centre bays have glazed and panelled door beneath painted stone lintel and C20 2x4-pane fixed light window. Left end bay has 16-pane sash on first floor: centre bays two 4-pane sashes on first floor and unequal 12-pane sash on second floor. Right end bay has no openings. Rear to No.4 Minster Yard (qv): shallow canted bay window with 20-pane centre sash on ground floor; on first floor, blocked window: both have 1-course brick arches. Left gable: vestigial timber-framing visible in gable end above No.3 Chapter House Street (qv). Right return: 16-pane sash with painted stone sill and 1-course flat arch on first floor. Continuous 2-course raised brick band to all visible fronts. INTERIOR: ground floor: close string staircase to first floor has turned balusters, square newels with attached half balusters and heavy moulded handrail. Beneath stairs is reset C17 door. First floor: room at head of the stairs is lined with square panelling incorporating two doors. End room has C18 painted stone fireplace with plain architrave, fluted frieze and moulded shelf: to right, cupboard door of 4 raised and fielded panels. Secondary staircase to attic has open string and shaped treadends, slender turned balusters and column newel, and moulded flat handrail. Second floor: at top of stairs, two re-used C18 panelled doors. Roof probably originally crown post type with longitudinal wind braces. Fragments survive behind wall linings in bathroom and cupboard in bedroom over front door. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 116).
Listing NGR: SE6041052227