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Numbers 8 and 10 and Attached Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Latitude: 53.956 / 53°57'21"N

Longitude: -1.0892 / 1°5'21"W

OS Eastings: 459864

OS Northings: 451481

OS Grid: SE598514

Mapcode National: GBR NQTP.ZN

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.7TLN

Entry Name: Numbers 8 and 10 and Attached Railings and Gates

Listing Date: 24 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1256877

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464467

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


YORK

SE5951SE PRIORY STREET
1112-1/20/882 (South West side)
24/06/83 Nos.8 AND 10
and attached railings and gates

GV II

Pair of houses, and area railings and gates attached at front;
now offices. c1855, No.10 extended at rear later in C19. By GT
Andrews.
MATERIALS: pink-cream mottled brick, in Flemish bond to front
and left side, English garden-wall bond to rear and right
side; painted stone banding, and timber doorcases and
modillion eaves cornice; slate roof with brick stacks.
Cast-iron railings and gates on stone plinth.
EXTERIOR: basement and 3 storeys; 2-window front to each
house. Short flights of steps, bridging the area, lead to
doorcases of sunk-panel pilasters, friezes with paterae and
cornice hoods on foliate consoles; 6-panel doors beneath
radial fanlights recessed in round-arched architraves with
moulded imposts and transoms, and panelled reveals. To left of
each door, 3-light canted bay window rises from basement; No.8
has 1-pane sashes, No.10 has 8- and 12-pane sashes. On upper
floors, all windows are 12-pane sashes, those on first floor
taller, beneath cambered brick arches: both floors have sill
band.
Rear: 2 and half storey projecting wings with pent roofs, and
12-pane sashes with stone sills and cambered brick arches.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: railings and gates are turned, with
flower-bud tips.
Nos 8 and 10 are shown on Nathaniel Whittock's Bird's-eye View
of the City of York in the 1850s, and probably formed part of
GT Andrews' planned scheme for the newly opened-up Priory
Gardens, formerly the grounds of the former Holy Trinity
Priory.
(Murray H: Nathaniel Whittock's Bird's-eye View of the City of
York in 1850: York: 1988-: 38).

Listing NGR: SE5986451481

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