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114, Micklegate

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Latitude: 53.9567 / 53°57'23"N

Longitude: -1.0901 / 1°5'24"W

OS Eastings: 459806

OS Northings: 451558

OS Grid: SE598515

Mapcode National: GBR NQTP.TD

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.7T53

Entry Name: 114, Micklegate

Listing Date: 1 July 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257302

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464048

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


1112-1/15/679 (North side)
01/07/68 No.114


House. Late C17; third storey added and shopfront fitted in
late C19; further C19 and C20 alterations.
MATERIALS: lower storeys of orange brick in Flemish bond,
third storey of darker orange brick; rear wing of reddish
brick in stretcher bond, with brick coping and kneelers to
gable end; left return of mottled brick; right return
rendered. Timber eaves band and bracketed cornice between
moulded consoles capped with gablets; slate roof with brick
EXTERIOR: 3-storey 4-window front. Shopfront of plain
pilasters beneath frieze and moulded cornice interrupted by
moulded consoles capped with gablets; glazed shop door and
overlight to right of 4-light shop window over panelled riser.
Windows on first and second floors are 8-pane sashes with
painted stone sills and flat arches, those on second floor
cambered. Broad raised band at second floor level. Rear:
gabled wing of 2 storeys and attic, partly obscured by later
building. Attic window is 2x9-pane horizontal sliding sash
beneath segmental brick arch. Right return: part of painted
sign advertising Whitby Olivers' furnishing store survives.
INTERIOR: not inspected: RCHM records close string staircase
with turned balusters and flat handrail ramped-up to square
newels. Between the lower floors, the staircase is lit by a
2-light window with original mullion and high transom. On the
first floor, the larger front room is lined with fielded
panelling with dado rail, and cornice. Fireplace has early C19
marble surround. A room at the back retains an C18 moulded
fireplace surround.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the house was the birthplace in 1803 of
Joseph Aloysius Hansom, architect and inventor of the hansom
cab and remained in the possession of his family until c1880.
(City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-:

Listing NGR: SE5979351558

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