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Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 and attached Railings, Walls and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Latitude: 53.9521 / 53°57'7"N

Longitude: -1.0972 / 1°5'50"W

OS Eastings: 459342

OS Northings: 451039

OS Grid: SE593510

Mapcode National: GBR NQSR.71

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.3XSN

Entry Name: Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 and attached Railings, Walls and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 14 March 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463332

Location: York, YO24

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Micklegate

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: York St Paul

Church of England Diocese: York

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This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23/10/2018

SE 5951 SW; 1112-1/19/297

DRIFFIELD TERRACE (South-East side),
Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 and attached railings, walls and gate piers

(Formerly listed as: Nos.1, 2 AND 3 and attached railings, walls and gate piers


Houses - now houses and part of school. c1860, extended c1900.
Possibly by Penty. Stucco, with no. 4 in mottled
brick with stone and red brick dressings. Slate roof.
EXTERIOR: Three storeys with attics and cellars. The north-west
facade has three sill bands and a storey band which extend across
the full width of the earlier stuccoed fronts. No. 1 is of two
bays and has sashes divided into large square panes, with
margin panes and with segmental rusticated heads. The surround
of the left-hand ground-floor window projects forwards
slightly under a cornice. The door, in the right-hand bay, has
two recessed panels above two lozenge panels and has an architrave
with keystone. The remainder of the stuccoed facade, to the
right, forms a mirrored symmetrical composition of 2-2-2
windows, with the outer pairs of windows more closely spaced
and with sashed windows with segmental heads, glazed in square
panes. At ground and first-floor level the paired windows to
the outer bays have surrounds which project forwards under a
cornice. At ground-floor level the two central bays have
adjacent windows, with doorways to each side. The right-hand
doorway, formerly to no. 3, is now blocked and contains a
window. The left-hand doorway, to no. 2, has a recessed door
with two over three panels, and an overlight with segmental top.
Above the deep modillioned eaves the earlier part of the
building has four attic dormers with segmental tops and has
chimneys to left and right and between houses.
No. 4 has a wide casement window with a
semicircular arch to the left of its doorway. Above, it has
paired windows at 1st and 2nd-floor levels. The 1st-floor
windows are casements, each with two lights, two transoms, and
segmental brick arches with keystones. The 2nd-floor windows
are glazing-bar sashes with segmental arches. To the right a
bay projects slightly and has two stone storey bands, and
alternating quoins of red brick to the upper storeys. On the
ground floor there is a pair of sashes with glazing bars to
their upper leaves and with segmental brick arches with
keystones. The single 1st-floor window is similar, and the
2nd-floor window is a glazing-bar sash. The attic is lit by a
tripartite glazing bar sash window with segmental arched head,
within a shaped gable with coping and three ball finials. The
doorway to no. 4 has an architrave with a semicircular arch
with rusticated archivolt, mask keystone, Doric pilasters, and
a cornice hood on brackets. The door has four panels above a
single panel.
The left-hand return wall of no. 1, facing north-east towards
Dalton Terrace, includes a 2-storey porch with blocked
doorway. On the south-east side no. 1 has a 2-storey canted bay
window. No. 2 and no. 3 each have a 2-storey
bow, with 3 windows to each floor. No. 4 has a
3-storey brick canted bay.

INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: at the front the basement areas are
enclosed by railings with steeple-shaped finials and are
bridged by three sandstone landings. Railings, partly of a
slightly different design, extend for approximately 25 metres
along Driffield Terrace. At the north-east side the area
railings return to abut the porch, and railings extend
south-eastwards from the porch along Dalton Terrace to its
junction with The Mount. They are set on a low wall of squared
limestone with sandstone copings and contain a gate. The
railings and wall extend south-westwards along The Mount and
contain two pairs of gate piers and an end pier. The piers are
cylindrical above octagonal bases and have an annular groove
below a cap which is carved to resemble a section of fluted
Greek Doric column. The gates are of cast iron.
Nos. 1, 2, and 3 Driffield Terrace form, with nos. 5, 6 and 7
(qv) the two end blocks of an incomplete terrace development.
No. 4 is a later addition.

Listing NGR: SE5934251039

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