Building record MYO1000 - THE GOLDEN FLEECE PUBLIC HOUSE AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDING AT REAR
|Grid reference||SE 6049 5177 (point)|
|Unitary Authority||City of York, North Yorkshire|
|Civil Parish||York, City of York, North Yorkshire|
Type and Period (3)
Public house. c1840 rebuilding of earlier structure; refurbished 1926 by Biscomb and Ferrey. MATERIALS: pink-grey brick in Flemish bond, rear in stretcher bond; inn front of glazed tile and ashlar: timber cornice; roof tiled at front, pantiled at rear, with brick stack. Wing and outbuilding of orange-red brick in English garden-wall bond with orange gauged brick dressings and tile and pantile roofs with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 1-window front. Ground floor framed in keyed elliptical arch of ashlar on tiled pilasters with moulded ashlar capitals; deep frieze and modillion cornice above, between gableted grooved brackets. C20 board door to right of narrow paired canted bay windows with small-pane glazing. First and second floors have tripartite windows, with 8:12:8 sashes on first floor, squat 3:9:3 sashes on second floor: both have painted channelled wedge lintels and painted sills. Moulded mutule eaves cornice with moulded rainwater head at right end. Rear: 3 storeys and attic; 1-window gable wall, with 2-storey 1-window wing to right. Ground and first floor have tripartite windows with 2:4:2 sashes, that on ground floor breaking into wing to left of doorway with divided overlight. Second floor has two 12-pane sashes, attic 2-light casement, all with flat arches. First floor of wing has narrow 4-pane sash window. 1-storey 3-bay projecting outbuilding has tripartite window with 2:4:2 sashes and cambered arch, and 2-light large-pane horizontal sash and 4-panel door, both with flat arches. INTERIOR: passage incorporates massive post with moulded head and first floor jetty of the adjacent Herbert House (qv). Keyed round arch on sunk-panelled pilasters with moulded imposts leads to rear of passage. (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-: 135; City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 178).
Listing NGR: SE6049751776
Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005
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Record last edited
Aug 27 2019 4:58PM