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122, 124 and 126, Micklegate

A Grade II* Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Latitude: 53.9566 / 53°57'23"N

Longitude: -1.0903 / 1°5'25"W

OS Eastings: 459787

OS Northings: 451545

OS Grid: SE597515

Mapcode National: GBR NQTP.RF

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.7T16

Entry Name: 122, 124 and 126, Micklegate

Listing Date: 1 July 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257267

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464055

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


1112-1/15/682 (North side)
01/07/68 Nos.122, 124 AND 126


Two shops. Late C17 and early C18; remodelled in mid C19, with
contemporary shopfronts; parapet rebuilt, probably in C20.
Lower storeys in painted brick, second floor in orange and
mottled brick in Flemish bond; parapet has coping of concrete
blocks. Pantile roofs with brick stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3-storey 4-window front. Ground floor occupied by
paired shopfronts beneath continuous dentilled cornice over
carved volutes on plain pilasters. Upstairs access door in
centre, of 6 raised and fielded panels with overlight. No.122
has half-canted shop window, of 3 lights with segmental arches
on slender colonnettes over panelled riser; to right,
half-glazed and panelled shop door and segment-headed
overlight recessed in panelled reveal. Shop windows and door
to Nos 124-126 altered, but painted cast-iron columns survive
from earlier shopfront. On first floor, windows are 4-pane
sashes with flat arches, and painted stone sills to Nos
124-126; those on second floor are 2-light casements, one to
No.122 and two to Nos 124/126. Raised band of painted brick to
second floor.
Rear: projecting wing to No.122, of 2 storeys and attic, has
2-window gable end. First floor windows are 4-pane sashes with
cambered arches; attic window altered to glazed door,
retaining original segmental arch.
INTERIOR: ground floor: in shop to No.122, late C17 panelling
and moulded cornice survive; in shop to No.124, bolection
moulded panelling and modillion cornice survive. Entrance hall
has enriched plaster cornice; moulded round arch on fluted
pilasters with moulded imposts leads to stairhall. Moulded
geometric plaster ceiling. Staircase from ground to second
floor has open string, turned and twisted balusters, three to
a stair, and moulded ramped-up handrail, wreathed at foot
around turned newel. Stairwell has matching dado panelling.
Elements of the original staircase survive between second and
third floors, with close string, bulbous balusters, square
newels with moulded caps and moulded handrail.
First floor: landing lined with raised and fielded dado
panelling. Front room of Nos 124-126 has doors, door- and
window-cases of raised and fielded panelling; built-in
cupboards; fireplace has pilaster jambs and enriched key- and
angle blocks; enriched dentil cornice. Rear room of No.122
lined with bolection moulded panelling beneath moulded
cornice; remnants of fireplace with overmantel survive. C17
roof to No.122 said to survive.
(City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-:

Listing NGR: SE5978751545

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