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Latitude: 53.9572 / 53°57'25"N
Longitude: -1.0862 / 1°5'10"W
OS Eastings: 460057
OS Northings: 451617
OS Grid: SE600516
Mapcode National: GBR NQVP.M6
Mapcode Global: WHFC3.9S0Q
Entry Name: 23 and 25, Micklegate
Listing Date: 19 August 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1257361
English Heritage Legacy ID: 463980
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
1112-1/28/640 (South side)
19/08/71 Nos.23 AND 25
Hotel and house, now shop and offices. Early C19,
incorporating remnants of earlier building in No.25, and two
C17 wings at rear of No.23; remodelled c1855, with later C19
MATERIALS: stucco front with timber eaves band and modillion
eaves cornice. C17 wings timber-framed with brick infill.
Pantile roofs, that to No.25 lower than that to No.23, and
EXTERIOR: No.23 has 3-storey 2-window front; No.25 has
3-storey 1-window front. Continuous shopfront on ground floor,
of panelled pilasters with moulded imposts and moulded
dentilled cornice on carved console brackets. Glazed shop door
in centre of No.23 front, with C20 plate glass shop windows.
At each end, 6-panel doors with narrow blocked overlights
flank shopfront. First floor to No.23 has shallow bow window
to right, with 12-pane sash between 8-pane sashes in fluted
surround with angle blocks; to left, 12-pane sash in raised
architraves. Second floor windows are similar. First floor
window to No.25 is shallow canted bay with 12-pane centre
sash, and coarsely reeded mullions beneath modillion cornice;
on second floor, unequal 9-pane sash in architrave with narrow
sill. The upper right part of facade to No.23 is moulded into
a shallow round-headed panel beneath moulded spandrels,
forming a unified centrepiece to the combined fronts of both
Rear: gables to paired wings project to right, with 16-pane
first-floor sashes, and unequal 9-pane second floor sashes
over raised 2-course band. To left, hipped roofed extension
with 16-pane sashes and small pent-roofed wing.
INTERIOR: ground floor: in No.23, staircase with stick
balusters, moulded ramped-up handrail and turned newels from
ground to second floor; No.25 has full-height closed string
staircase with column on vase balusters and moulded handrail.
Massive spine beam exposed in front part of No.23 and two
chamfered transverse beams in wings.
First floor: front room in No.23 has moulded cornice,
interrupted by partition to passage, and folding door frame
with fluted surround and angle roundels, largely blocked by
party wall with front room to No.25. At rear of No.25, braced
post and wall plates are visible in wall.
Second floor: two C18 firegrates survive, in left rear wing to
No.23, and in front room of No.25, which has fasciated
surround of painted wood: in front room of No.23, plain
fireplace with basket grate. 2-bay wings at rear retain wall
studs and plates, together with posts with shaped heads and
sole pieces. Roofs underceiled.
Part of the house was known as 'The Grapes' inn in early C19,
and latterly The Crown Hotel.
(City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-:
Listing NGR: SE6005751617
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