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The Other Tap and Spile Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Latitude: 53.9581 / 53°57'29"N

Longitude: -1.0857 / 1°5'8"W

OS Eastings: 460092

OS Northings: 451725

OS Grid: SE600517

Mapcode National: GBR NQVN.RV

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.9R8Z

Entry Name: The Other Tap and Spile Public House

Listing Date: 14 March 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464271

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: York All Saints, North Street

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


1112-1/28/807 (West side)
The Other Tap and Spile Public House


Public house. Dated 1896, with some later remodelling. By WG
Penty. Red brick in English garden-wall bond, the basement
painted; painted stone dressings; stone coped gables to tiled
EXTERIOR: basement and 2 storeys, alternate bays with attic; 4
bays, articulated above basement by thin giant pilasters with
moulded imposts. Left of centre attic has shaped gable, right
end one shaped parapet, both with moulded coping. Entrance in
basement of left of centre bay has double doors each of 4
raised and fielded panels beneath flat hood on fluted console
brackets. To right, boarded cellar doors. At right end, tall
elliptical carriage arch, closed by ramped-up boarded double
gates. On ground floor, 3-light window over door, lighting
inner stairway, flanked by 3-light mullion and transom
windows. Similar window over carriage arch on first floor;
others of 2 lights. All windows are small-pane casements,
recessed beneath semicircular or segmental relieving arches.
On ground floor, pilaster bases continue on each side to form
moulded sill band; at first floor moulded impost band forms
sill band to first floor windows. In attic, pilaster imposts
linked by flat band, inscribed over left of centre bay with
date 1896.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
A public house on the site was known from c1840 to c1980 as
The Yorkshire Hussar.
(Dissertation for MA in Architectural Building Conservation:
Davison Andrew P: "A Good House, fit for the purpose: Public
House Design in York": De Montfort University: 1993-: 81).

Listing NGR: SE6008351723

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

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