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Latitude: 53.9556 / 53°57'20"N
Longitude: -1.0893 / 1°5'21"W
OS Eastings: 459855
OS Northings: 451443
OS Grid: SE598514
Mapcode National: GBR NQTP.YR
Mapcode Global: WHFC3.7TJX
Entry Name: Numbers 1, 1a and 2-15 (Consecutive) Garden Railings and Gates Attached
Listing Date: 24 June 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1257886
English Heritage Legacy ID: 463324
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
SE5951SE DEWSBURY TERRACE
1112-1/20/291 (North East side)
24/06/83 Nos.1, 1A AND 2-15 (Consecutive)
garden railings and gates attached
Terrace of 16 houses, with attached front garden railings and
gates. First houses c1853; terrace extended at each end in
later C19: some later alteration. By GT Andrews.
MATERIALS:: pink-grey mottled brick, some in Flemish bond,
some in Flemish garden wall variant, some in English garden
wall bond; modillion eaves cornices of timber; continuous roof
of slate, returned and hipped at each end, with scrolled
corner brackets and brick stacks. Garden walls of brick with
stone coping and cast-iron railings and gates.
PLAN: end houses form returns at each end of terrace and have
central-entry plan; No.1A has similar plan; remainder have
entrance passage to left of front room.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey fronts, earlier houses having cellars; 1
first floor window to each house, except Nos 1, 1A and 15
which have 3. Doorcases are of plain pilasters, with moulded
imposts, and full entablature with dentilled cornice hoods,
except that to No.15 which has no entablature. Front doors are
either 4- or 6-panelled beneath plain overlights, except those
to Nos 3, 8 and 15, which are altered or replacement. Windows
are sashes, either 12- or 16-paned, except those to Nos 1, 3
and 15 which are C20 replacements; all have cambered heads and
stone sills, and those on ground floor have flat arches of
brick; some dressings are painted.
INTERIORS: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: garden gates and railings are turned with
foliate tips and standards turned with ball finials. Some
railings have been lost and some walls rebuilt.
The incomplete terrace is inaccurately illustrated in
Whittock's 'Bird's-eye View of the City of York in the 1850s'.
(Murray H: Nathaniel Whittock's Bird's-eye View of the City of
York in 1850: York: 1988-: 38).
Listing NGR: SE5985551443
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