History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Golden Fleece Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Thirsk, North Yorkshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2322 / 54°13'55"N

Longitude: -1.342 / 1°20'31"W

OS Eastings: 442987

OS Northings: 482030

OS Grid: SE429820

Mapcode National: GBR MM2H.7M

Mapcode Global: WHD8H.CW5D

Entry Name: The Golden Fleece Hotel

Listing Date: 1 May 1952

Last Amended: 15 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151324

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333311

Location: Thirsk, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO7

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Thirsk

Built-Up Area: Thirsk

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Find accommodation in
Thirsk

Listing Text

SE 4282 THIRSK MARKET PLACE
6/70 (south side)
1.5.52
Nos 42 and 44 (The Golden
GV Fleece Hotel) (formerly
listed as the Fleece
Hotel)

II


Hotel of 2 builds. No 42: probably a C16 hall house with service entrance moved and
upper end rebuilt. C17 and C18 alterations, top storey added post 1815. Part timber
framed and brown brick. Slate roof. 3 storeys. Symmetrical facade. Central
entrance. Wooden doorcase with pilasters and a large flat hood with dentilled
cornice. Round-headed doorway. To each side a canted bay with sash windows with
glazing bars. To the 1st floor 2 large tripartite sash windows with glazing bars in
flush moulded cases, shallow segmental arched heads. Their cills form a continuous
band. Wrought iron sign bracket. To the 2nd floor 3 16-pane sash windows. No 44:
late C18 or early C19. Brown brick. Slate roof of shallower pitch than that of No 42
with stone verges and kneelers. Higher and narrower than No 42. 3 storey canted bay.
Arched sash windows with Gothick glazing in groups of 3 with taller central light.
Cills form continuous bands. Carriageway to left. Interior: No 42 some exposed
timber including an inglenook beam. The front room to the right of the entrance has a
C17 ceiling divided into square panels by raised borders. No 44: ground floor sash
window has fixed light. C20 extension at rear not included. Was a famous posting
inn. P Wyon and W Fogitt, Thirsk, Past and Present, 1980, p7. N Pevsner, Yorkshire,
North Riding, 1966, p367.


Listing NGR: SE4298782030

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.