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Latitude: 53.9566 / 53°57'23"N
Longitude: -1.087 / 1°5'13"W
OS Eastings: 460006
OS Northings: 451551
OS Grid: SE600515
Mapcode National: GBR NQVP.GF
Mapcode Global: WHFC3.8TM5
Entry Name: 12, St Martins Lane
Listing Date: 8 March 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1256770
English Heritage Legacy ID: 464571
Location: York, YO1
Electoral Ward/Division: Micklegate
Built-Up Area: York
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: York St Mary, Bishophill Junior
Church of England Diocese: York
SE6051NW ST MARTIN'S LANE
1112-1/28/948 (West side)
Warehouse; now flats. c1700, with early C18 and C19
extensions; partial demolition and alteration for conversion
to flats in 1994.
MATERIALS: original part and early C18 extension of orange-red
brick in English garden wall bond; C19 wing of pink and cream
mottled brick in stretcher bond; C20 rebuild in orange-cream
brick in English garden wall bond and ground floor of right
return lined render; pantile roofs with tumbled brick gables.
PLAN: L-shaped with main range and wing to left; wing to right
EXTERIOR: 2-storey 3-bay front to main range with 2-storey
gabled wings projecting forward at each side. Main range has
plain board door in centre: on each side are 2-light casement
windows on both floors. Left wing has one similar window on
each floor of gable end: right wing has no windows in gable
end but one window on each floor of left return. Left return:
2 storey gable wall with attic to left of 2-storey wing: two
inserted 2-light windows on both floors of gable wall and
blocked window in gable end. Right return: 2-storey gable wall
with attic to right of 2-storey wing. On ground floor are two
2-light windows with incised arches; on first floor, similar
windows flank central blocked window with shallow segmental
arch of brick. Similarly arched blocked window in gable end.
Rendered band of 2 raised brick courses at first floor level.
Unless indicated otherwise, all windows are casements and have
brick sills and cambered brick arches.
INTERIOR: extensive interconnecting brick vaulted cellars run
beneath main range and wing to left. First floor carried on
massive joists retained in conversion.
Building is the earliest surviving structure associated with
the once prosperous port of York.
(Pace GG: Bishophill: York: York: 1974-: 6; City of York:
RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 100).
Listing NGR: SE6000651551
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