SE6052SW STONEGATE 1112-1/27/1036 (North West side) 14/06/54 No.40 Ye Olde Starre Inne
Formerly known as: The Star Inn STONEGATE. Public house. Original building C16, with early C17 wing; further extensions of early C18 and late C19; refurbished c1890 and 1985. MATERIALS: early structures timber-framed, now encased in render, pebble-dashed at front; right gable of orange brick in English garden-wall bond, ground floor rendered, remainder of right return of red brick in stretcher bond; C19 extension of orange-grey brick in English garden wall bond. Roofs of plain tile and pantile with brick coping and kneelers to main block; brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 2-storey 3-window front with lower 2-storey wing projecting forwards at left. Part-glazed door with divided overlight at left end, segmental carriage arch closed by boarded doors at right end; between is 4-pane window with painted sill and applied diamond lattice leading. Wing has 3-light mullion and transom window, similarly glazed, on ground floor. First floor of main range has 4-pane sash windows with narrow painted sills: wing, two 8-pane Yorkshire sash windows. Eaves of both parts finished with bargeboards. Rear: 2-storey projecting gabled wing at right: remainder of rear largely concealed by later 1-storey extension. Ground floor of wing has 5-light mullion and transom window with applied lead glazing, first floor tripled 4-pane sashes. Left return: timber-frame exposed in gable end of front block; 16-pane sash on first floor. Right return: front block gable end to left of 2-storey wing. Gable end attic window is 2x1-pane Yorkshire sash beneath 1-course segmental brick arch. Wing has scattered altered fenestration, some retaining 1-course segmental brick arches. INTERIOR: benches, stained glass and panelling from late C19 refitting survive throughout building, including original stained glass bar screen of 5 leaded lights by JW Knowles and Co; and fine pair of Art Nouveau door handles on folding servery door. Left end of front range retains C17 moulded ceiling beams. Early C18 staircase with turned balusters, square newels and ramped handrail: C17 square panelling reused beneath stairs: similar panelling fitted to dado in front right bar. In rear left bar, carved stone Tudor-arched fireplace with foliate spandrels. (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-: 96; City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 223).
Listing NGR: SE6022352073