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Latitude: 53.9556 / 53°57'20"N
Longitude: -1.0879 / 1°5'16"W
OS Eastings: 459948
OS Northings: 451446
OS Grid: SE599514
Mapcode National: GBR NQVP.8R
Mapcode Global: WHFC3.8T6X
Entry Name: Numbers 31 and 33 and Attached Front Gates and Railings
Listing Date: 29 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1256881
English Heritage Legacy ID: 464471
Location: York, YO1
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
SE5951SE PRIORY STREET
1112-1/20/884 (North East side)
29/03/88 Nos.31 AND 33
and attached front gates and
Pair of houses with railings attached to front. c1855, with
later C19 alteration. By GT Andrews. Pink-cream mottled brick,
in Flemish bond at front, rendered on right side; painted
stone sill bands; timber doorcases and modillion eaves
cornice; slate roof with brick stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3-storey front with two windows to each house.
Doorcases of sunk-panel pilasters and cornice hoods on foliate
consoles over friezes with paterae, have 6-panel doors and
semicircular fanlights in round-arched architraves with
moulded imposts and moulded transoms. To right of each door,
3-light canted bay window with 4-pane centre sash. On first
floor, windows are 4-pane sashes, on second floor 12-pane
sashes, all with cambered brick arches, those to 31 painted.
Sill bands on first and second floors. Rear: 2-storey
projecting wings with pent roofs. Windows to rear of front
range are 12-pane sashes.
INTERIOR: No.33 has 4-panel pine doors. In ground floor front
room, a crinoidal limestone fireplace with cast-iron
firebasket. Staircase has turned bobbin balustrade. On first
floor, front room has cast-iron firebasket in marble surround;
moulded ceiling cornices. No.31 not fully inspected:
decorative-tiled hall floor, staircase similar to No.33 but
with newel post.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: front railings and standards on low stone
plinth are turned, with flower-bud tips.
Nos 31 and 33 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 Holy Trinity Priory
(Murray H: Nathaniel Whittock's Bird's-eye View of the City of
York in 1850: York: 1988-: 38).
Listing NGR: SE5994651449
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