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42-48, Micklegate

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257329

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463991

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


1112-1/15/646 (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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