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Varvils Warehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Latitude: 53.957 / 53°57'25"N

Longitude: -1.0844 / 1°5'3"W

OS Eastings: 460178

OS Northings: 451600

OS Grid: SE601516

Mapcode National: GBR NQWP.18

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.9SWV

Entry Name: Varvils Warehouse

Listing Date: 20 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1256832

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464506

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


1112-1/28/898 (West side)
20/06/89 Varvil's Warehouse


Warehouse. 1849. Designed by J B and Wm Atkinson for Mr Robert
Varvill. Orange-red brick in English bond, with ashlar
dressings and timber eaves band; truncated brick stack at
right side of hipped roof of Welsh slate.
EXTERIOR: basement, 2-and-a-half storeys and attic; 3-bay
front. Rusticated ashlar basement with three segment-arched
openings, all now blocked: centre arch wider than outer
arches. On upper floors, centre bay treated as 2-and-a-half
storey semicircular arch on pilasters, between full-height
outer pilasters. On ground floor, part-glazed and panelled
double doors in centre bay, between single-light windows.
Mezzanine floor above has 4-light lunette flanked by
round-headed windows. Second floor has segment-headed double
doors in centre with round-headed window on each side. On
attic floor, windows are tall sashes beneath continuous
lintel, with raised sill band rising to form shallow pediment
over centre bay arch. Stone sills to windows on ground and
second floors; raised bands below mezzanine, second and attic
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SE6017851600

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

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