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Varvils Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Latitude: 53.9575 / 53°57'26"N

Longitude: -1.0872 / 1°5'13"W

OS Eastings: 459993

OS Northings: 451650

OS Grid: SE599516

Mapcode National: GBR NQVP.F3

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.8SJH

Entry Name: Varvils Court

Listing Date: 14 March 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463985

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


1112-1/15/643 (North side)
Nos.36 AND 38
Varvil's Court


Flats, offices and shops. Late C19, with C20 alteration. Front
of greyish cream brick in Flemish bond, with ashlar dressings;
right side and rear of pink mottled brick in English garden
wall bond. Pierced parapet to slate roof, and brick stacks
with corbelled cornices.
EXTERIOR: 4-storey 3-bay front, two windows to each bay.
Segmental carriage arch with hoodmould and moulded imposts
between C20 shopfront to right and part of late C19 shopfront
(shared with No.40, qv) to left. On upper floors original
1-pane sashes to No.38 survive; windows to No.36 altered to
2-light casements with transoms. All have cambered arches and
segmental hoodmoulds, continuous on first floor, and paired on
second floor. On third floor windows are recessed beneath
corbelled arches and heavy continuous hood. Moulded sill band
to first floor, plain sill bands to second and third floors.
INTERIOR: of arch: recessed 6-panel door with segment-headed
overlight to left. Modillion eaves cornices on both sides, and
cross vaulted ceiling with foliate boss at intersection.
Interior: at rear of No.38, close string staircase with turned
balusters and moulded handrail.

Listing NGR: SE5999451655

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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