SE6052SW STONEGATE 1112-1/27/1045 (North West side) 14/06/54 Nos.54, 56 AND 58 (Formerly Listed as: STONEGATE Nos.54 AND 56) (Formerly Listed as: STONEGATE No.58)
Formerly known as: Nos.32, 33 AND 34 STONEGATE. Part of row of houses, now two shops. Early C14 with later alteration; C19 shopfronts. Timber-framed, plastered at front, rendered at rear; timber shopfronts and eaves guttering; pantile roof with brick stacks and one raking dormer with 2x4-pane Yorkshire sash window at front. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with attic; 5-bay front, with jettied upper floors. Shopfronts have large-pane windows over flush- or sunk-panelled risers and half-glazed doors: part framed in fluted cast-iron columns, part in plain pilasters with acanthus blocks at the head: vestigial cornice overall. At far right end, battened door in ovolo moulded architrave beside 9-pane fixed light. First floor windows are canted oriels: two left windows have 8:16:8-pane sashes; to right, one has 4:12:4-pane sashes, one four unequal 15-pane sashes: at far right end, 12-pane sash. All remaining windows are Yorkshire sashes, either 2x6-pane, 2x12-pane, 3x9-pane or 2x4-pane, except for 2-light window at far right end with C20 glazing. Eaves cornice is plain at left end, modillioned at right, with fluted inverted bell rainwater head at right of centre. INTERIOR: No.58: on ground floor, blocked elliptical arch on panelled pilasters with moulded imposts leads to staircase. Staircase with open strings rises to first floor, with column-on-vase balusters and stairwell dado lined with fielded panelling. First floor front room fully lined with C17 square wainscoting and carved arcaded frieze: restored fireplace enriched with paterae, lion masks and floral drops: panelled ceiling beam. Nos 54 & 56 not inspected. RCHM records timber-framing visible. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 225-6).
Listing NGR: SE6027452080