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85, 87 and 89, Micklegate

A Grade II* Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Latitude: 53.9567 / 53°57'23"N

Longitude: -1.0895 / 1°5'22"W

OS Eastings: 459846

OS Northings: 451557

OS Grid: SE598515

Mapcode National: GBR NQTP.YD

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.7TG4

Entry Name: 85, 87 and 89, Micklegate

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464026

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


1112-1/15/667 (South side)
14/06/54 Nos.85, 87 AND 89


Terrace of 3 tenements. c1500; wing added to rear of No.89 in
late C16-early C17; C18 wing to No.87; late C19 shopfronts.
Restored c1961. Probably built as rentals for Holy Trinity
Priory. Timber-framed with wall-tile infilling, largely
replaced by brick; front rendered and white-washed; rear wings
of red, and orange-red, brick in random bond. Tiled roof with
brick stacks. Each tenement 2 bays wide and 2 bays deep.
EXTERIOR: 3-storey 6-bay jettied front, first floor jetty at
left end supported on cast-iron Doric column. Shopfronts
inserted to right of upstairs access doors; that to No.85 has
glazed and panelled door and plate glass window beneath fascia
board between grooved brackets. Upstairs access doors of 6
raised and fielded panels, beneath divided overlights. Upper
floor windows are of 2 lights fitted between studs of each
bay, those on first floor 8-pane top-hung lights, on second
floor 6-pane casements. Jetty bressumers have attached
embattled mouldings reproducing original, defaced, mouldings.
Inverted bell-shaped rainwater head dated 1961 between Nos 85
and 87. Left and right returns: crown post roof trusses
exposed in gable ends. Against right gable end, re-used
inverted bell rainwater head dated 176?.
INTERIOR: in Nos 85 and 89, timber-frame with braced, jowled
posts, studding and offset spine beams, is largely complete
and detectable on all floors. On first floor of No.89, front
room has marble chimneypiece with moulded cornice shelf; in
rear wing, two rooms have painted stone fireplaces in moulded
timber surrounds, with plain friezes and moulded shelves. On
second floor of front range are two early doors, one of 3
panels, one of 2 panels on a butterfly hinge. On first and
second floors of front range, studding is exposed internally
in the gable wall. On ground floor of No.87, front room (now
shop) has detectable studding in rear wall, and coffered
ceiling with moulded transverse beam and moulded and offset
spine beams. Access to upper floors of No.87 not possible. On
the upper floors, RCHM record almost complete framing,
including boxed-in straight staircase from first to second
floor and fireplace with stone surround in rear room on first
(City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-:

Listing NGR: SE5984751555

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