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11 and 12, High Ousegate

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildhall, York

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Latitude: 53.9582 / 53°57'29"N

Longitude: -1.0813 / 1°4'52"W

OS Eastings: 460376

OS Northings: 451735

OS Grid: SE603517

Mapcode National: GBR NQWN.PV

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.CR9Y

Plus Code: 9C5WXW59+7F

Entry Name: 11 and 12, High Ousegate

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463624

ID on this website: 101257624

Location: York, North Yorkshire, YO1

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Guildhall

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: York All Saints, Pavement

Church of England Diocese: York

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1112-1/28/443 (North side)
14/06/54 Nos.11 AND 12


Pair of houses, now shops and offices. c1705; C20 shopfronts
retaining remnants of C19 front; refurbished 1992. For Samuel
Buxton, grocer, Sheriff 1696-97. Stucco front, with massive
timber cornice on shaped brackets; slate roof with brick
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic; 9-bay front, upper floors
articulated 4:1:4 by giant fluted Ionic pilasters supporting
plain frieze and cornice which breaks forward over pilasters.
Shopfronts incorporate Composite pilasters with shafts
enriched with Art Nouveau carvings, and cornices between heavy
console brackets incorporating initials, possibly of former
shops. On upper floors, centre windows have moulded
architraves, that on first floor with scrolls and pedimented
cornice hood, that on second floor raised and with moulded
sill. All first floor windows are tall 18-pane sashes, on
second floor 12-pane sashes with painted sills. Flat-topped
dormers to attic have 4-pane sashes. Raised band to second
floor. Inverted bell rainwater heads, dated 1758, at each end
of cornice, both initialled IEM, probably for John Mayer.
INTERIOR: on first floor, moulded plaster ceiling cornice
(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 147).

Listing NGR: SE6036951736

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