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56, Micklegate

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9574 / 53°57'26"N

Longitude: -1.088 / 1°5'16"W

OS Eastings: 459941

OS Northings: 451646

OS Grid: SE599516

Mapcode National: GBR NQVP.73

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.8S5J

Entry Name: 56, Micklegate

Listing Date: 19 August 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463999

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


YORK

SE5951NE MICKLEGATE
1112-1/15/651 (North side)
19/08/71 No.56

GV II

House; now house and shop. Mid C18, incorporating remains of
C17 house; late C19 and C20 shopfront. Probably for John
Bradley, apothecary. Front of mottled red brick in Flemish
bond, with timber eaves band; rear part-rendered. Brick coped
left gable to pantile roof; brick stacks at left end of front
range and to rear wing.
EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-window front. Plain shopfront, with C20
shop door recessed between plate glass windows: at right end,
sunk-panelled upstairs door and overlight in plain pilaster
doorcase with deep frieze and dentil cornice hood on grooved
consoles. Windows on first and second floors are 12-pane
sashes with flat arches of gauged brick. Painted stone sill
band to first floor; second floor windows have painted stone
sills.
INTERIOR: ground floor: in shop, moulded and dentilled
cornices survive. Entrance passage has stone flagged floor and
round arch on pilasters with moulded imposts. Open string,
quarter-turn staircase rises around well from ground floor to
attic, and has slender turned balusters and ramped-up, moulded
handrail. First floor: front room has moulded dado rail and
skirting, enriched raised and fielded panelling above dado
rail, and enriched dentil and modillion cornice. Two doorcases
have enriched architraves with pulvinated friezes, dentilled
pedimented overdoors, and doors of 6 raised and fielded
panels. Fireplace in enriched moulded surround has fluted
frieze with uncarved centre panel and dentilled moulded
cornice shelf. All mouldings are egg-and-dart.
(City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-:
78).


Listing NGR: SE5994051648

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