© Mr Martin Roberts
THE GOLDEN FLEECE PUBLIC HOUSE AND ATTACHED OUTBUILDING AT REAR, 16 PAVEMENT (south east side)
YORK, YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE
Mr Martin Roberts
08 June 2001
24 June 1983
Date of last amendment:
24 June 1983
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1112-1/28/858 (South East side)
The Golden Fleece Public House and
attached outbuilding at rear
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).