SE6052SW HIGH PETERGATE 1112-1/27/457 (South West side) 14/06/54 No.9 and attached outbuildings
Formerly known as: No.8 HIGH PETERGATE. Includes: Cottage at rear of No.11 HIGH PETERGATE. House and attached outbuildings; now restaurant. Early C17; altered and outbuilding added in early C18; mid C19 shopfront and alterations; further alterations and extensions in C20.
MATERIALS: timber-framed house with stucco front; rear of orange-brown brick in English garden-wall bond; slate roof, gabled to street in two parallel ranges; massive brick ridge stack to right range. Outbuildings of red brick in stretcher bond, partly rendered, with slate roofs, some hipped, and brick stacks.
EXTERIOR: house: 3 storeys and attics; twin gabled front with jettied first and second floors. Shopfront in plain surround with minimal cornice beneath first floor jetty: half-glazed door between large-pane windows with flat sills. Former passage door of 6 fielded panels with divided overlight at left end. First and second floors have 2-storey canted bay windows, with 20-pane sashes between 8-pane sashes. Second floor has 5-light casement windows with small-pane glazing and pent roofs. Attic windows are 2x2-pane Yorkshire sashes. Rear: 3 storeys and attics; twin gabled front. Ground and first floors obscured by outbuilding: attic windows are squat 16-pane sashes. Moulded brick surround to blocked original window survives in right gable.
Outbuildings: 1 and 2 storeys. Part entered through rear of No.9. Front towards No.11 (qv) has C20 1-storey pent extension containing board door at left end. Further left is 16-pane sash window with 1-course segmental brick arch; left again is louvred door beside 2x6-pane Yorkshire sash window. Rear towards No.7 (qv) partly hidden by garden wall: first floor has 12-pane sash windows and brick string course.
INTERIOR: ground floor: staircase to second floor has close string, turned balusters, square newels with attached half balusters and moulded ramped-up handrail: plain fireplace with early C19 hob grate. Second floor: front room to right has brick fireplace with 3-centred arch: in back room, stone fireplace has incised keyblock and cast-iron grate: to right is plank cupboard door on H-hinges. Timber-frame exposed in various parts of building: on second floor, frame, walls and partitions survive virtually intact. Attic: roof of collar rafter trusses, rafters carried on the backs of single purlins: partition walls of studs with plastered brick infill: 2- and 3-panel doors. Part of outbuilding is in ownership of the occupants of No.11 (qv). (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 183). Listing NGR: SE6015252198