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Number 37 and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Latitude: 53.958 / 53°57'28"N

Longitude: -1.0883 / 1°5'17"W

OS Eastings: 459922

OS Northings: 451708

OS Grid: SE599517

Mapcode National: GBR NQVN.6X

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.8S13

Entry Name: Number 37 and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 24 June 1983

Last Amended: 14 March 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1256473

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464871

Location: York, YO1

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Micklegate

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Micklegate Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


1112-1/15/1060 (South side)
24/06/83 No.37
and attached railings
(Formerly Listed as:
British Rail Eastern Regional


Hotel, with basement area railings attached at front; now
offices. c1850, with C20 alteration. Red brick in Flemish bond
with painted stone doorcase and dressings; boldly projecting
timber cornice on modillion consoles, returned at left end;
double span roof of slate, hipped at left end, with brick
stacks. Railings of painted cast-iron on stone plinth.
EXTERIOR: basement and 4 storeys; 9-window front. Basement
windows are 16-pane sashes with painted stone sills and plain
impost band stepped and chamfered over windowheads to form
lintels. Central portico of detached rusticated Tuscan columns
surmounted by balcony balustrade of bulbous balusters: double
doors each of 3 raised and fielded panels under plain fanlight
in round-arched doorcase of alternately long and short
voussoirs. On ground floor, windows are 4-pane sashes over
moulded sill band; on first floor, of 3 lights with centre
casements and brick sills; on second and third floors, 12-pane
sashes with slender glazing bars, squatter on third floor,
those on second floor over plain sill band and on third floor
over moulded sill band. All windows have flat arches of gauged
brick. On first floor, cantilevered balcony with moulded arris
survives, without balustrade. Rear: at right angles to front
range, 1-storey service wing with three 16-pane sash windows
with stone sills and flat arches of brick.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: front railings and standards on low
plinth are turned, railings with conical tips, standards with
acanthus bud finials.
Building was originally 'The George Hotel', latterly 'The
North Eastern'.
(Murray H: Nathaniel Whittock's Bird's-eye View of the City of
York in 1850: York: 1988-: 43).

Listing NGR: SE5992251708

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