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The Adelphi Hotel the Railway King

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Latitude: 53.9575 / 53°57'27"N

Longitude: -1.0869 / 1°5'12"W

OS Eastings: 460014

OS Northings: 451655

OS Grid: SE600516

Mapcode National: GBR NQVP.H2

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.8SPG

Entry Name: The Adelphi Hotel the Railway King

Listing Date: 19 August 1971

Last Amended: 14 March 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257767

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463443

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


1112-1/28/356 (West side)
19/08/71 Nos.1 AND 3
The Railway King
(Formerly Listed as:
The Micklegate Public House)


Includes: No.28 The Adelphi Hotel MICKLEGATE.
Hotel. Mid C19; incorporating No.28 Micklegate, partly rebuilt
c1810 but with earlier origins.
MATERIALS: Nos 1 and 3 George Hudson Street stuccoed, on
painted stone plinth; shallow quoin strips; moulded
modillioned eaves cornice of timber; slate hipped roof with
ball finials, and dentil cornice stacks of brick. No.28
Micklegate of painted brick, in stretcher bond on ground
floor, Flemish bond on first and second floors; modillion
eaves cornice to pantile roof.
EXTERIOR: George Hudson Street front: 3 storeys 7 windows.
Main entrance towards left end, with recessed panelled double
doors beneath C20 canopy: at right end, recessed C20 glazed
door with steps up. All windows are 4-pane sashes, to right of
main entrance tripled. On first floor, window over main
entrance is of three stepped round-headed lights, enclosed in
shallow panel with oversize paterae in the spandrels: others
recessed in architraves, those flanking 3-light window
pedimented with tympanum paterae: four windows to right
grouped beneath floating cornice hood. Second floor windows
recessed in architraves without hoods. Moulded sill band on
each floor.
Micklegate front: return front of Nos 1 and 3 George Hudson
Street, including canted corner bay at right, repeats main
front detailing, except that first floor window of corner bay
has segmental pedimented hood. No.28 has 3-storey 2-window
front. Windows are sashes with painted sills: of 12 panes on
ground and first floors, 9 panes on second floor. Raised first
floor band continues from sill band on adjacent front.
INTERIOR: Nos 1 and 3 George Hudson Street contain no fittings
of significance. No.28 Micklegate not available for
inspection. RCHM record early C17 remains in rear part of
No.28, including moulded beams and joists and staircase of
turned balusters and square newels decorated with carved roses
and thistles.
The part of the building that is Nos 1 and 3 The Railway King
was not listed until 21/03/96.
(City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-:

Listing NGR: SE6007251682

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