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Latitude: 53.9575 / 53°57'26"N
Longitude: -1.0875 / 1°5'14"W
OS Eastings: 459974
OS Northings: 451651
OS Grid: SE599516
Mapcode National: GBR NQVP.C3
Mapcode Global: WHFC3.8SDH
Entry Name: 42-48, Micklegate
Listing Date: 1 July 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1257329
English Heritage Legacy ID: 463991
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
1112-1/15/646 (North side)
01/07/68 Nos.42-48 (Even)
Three shops and flats. 1747, incorporating rear wing of c1710;
C19 and C20 alteration. Probably for Thruscross Topham.
MATERIALS: front of orange-red brick in Flemish bond, with
modillion eaves cornice on bulbous grooved consoles; pantile
roof with stone coped left gable and brick stacks. Rear wing
of red brick in stretcher bond; tiled roof with brick coped
EXTERIOR: 4-storey 6-window front. Late C19-C20 shopfronts.
All windows are sashes with painted stone sills, those on
first floor of 15 panes, on second floor of 12 panes (two
blocked), and of 6 panes on third floor. First and second
floor windows have flat arches of gauged brick.
Rear of front range of 3 storeys, partly obscured by later
additions; 3-storey 2-window wing projects to left. Windows in
front range altered to small-pane sashes, one with elliptical
arch, others with flat arches. Ground and first floor windows
in wing are 16-pane sashes with flat arches, and on second
floor 2x6-pane horizontal sliding sashes. Two top floor
windows in gable end are blocked.
INTERIOR: only interior of No.48 fully inspected, and contains
close string staircase from ground to second floor with
alternately turned and twisted balusters and flat moulded
handrail ramped-up to square newels. First floor front room
lined with full-height fielded panelling, with bolection
moulded fireplace and overmantel panel, and sunk-panelled
ceiling divided by moulded beams. Second floor front rooms
have original plain fireplaces with flat shelves, one
dentilled, 6-panel doors and moulded picture rails. Door to
back room is of 3 panels; C19 fireplace and grate survive.
In No.42, RCHM record door to rear wing of 8 raised and
fielded panels in keyed round-arched architrave, and mid C18
close string staircase with turned balusters, square newels
and moulded handrail.
In No.44, a mid C19 staircase.
Nos 46 and 48 were first listed 24/06/83.
(City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-:
Listing NGR: SE5996751655
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