Listed Building: 42 46 48 Micklegate (1257329)

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Grade II
NHLE 1257329
Date assigned 01 July 1968
Date last amended


YORK SE5951NE MICKLEGATE 1112-1/15/646 (North side) 01/07/68 Nos.42-48 (Even) GV II Three shops and flats. 1747, incorporating rear wing of c1710; C19 and C20 alteration. Probably for Thruscross Topham. MATERIALS: front of orange-red brick in Flemish bond, with modillion eaves cornice on bulbous grooved consoles; pantile roof with stone coped left gable and brick stacks. Rear wing of red brick in stretcher bond; tiled roof with brick coped gable. EXTERIOR: 4-storey 6-window front. Late C19-C20 shopfronts. All windows are sashes with painted stone sills, those on first floor of 15 panes, on second floor of 12 panes (two blocked), and of 6 panes on third floor. First and second floor windows have flat arches of gauged brick. Rear of front range of 3 storeys, partly obscured by later additions; 3-storey 2-window wing projects to left. Windows in front range altered to small-pane sashes, one with elliptical arch, others with flat arches. Ground and first floor windows in wing are 16-pane sashes with flat arches, and on second floor 2x6-pane horizontal sliding sashes. Two top floor windows in gable end are blocked. INTERIOR: only interior of No.48 fully inspected, and contains close string staircase from ground to second floor with alternately turned and twisted balusters and flat moulded handrail ramped-up to square newels. First floor front room lined with full-height fielded panelling, with bolection moulded fireplace and overmantel panel, and sunk-panelled ceiling divided by moulded beams. Second floor front rooms have original plain fireplaces with flat shelves, one dentilled, 6-panel doors and moulded picture rails. Door to back room is of 3 panels; C19 fireplace and grate survive. In No.42, RCHM record door to rear wing of 8 raised and fielded panels in keyed round-arched architrave, and mid C18 close string staircase with turned balusters, square newels and moulded handrail. In No.44, a mid C19 staircase. Nos 46 and 48 were first listed 24/06/83. (City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 75-76). Listing NGR: SE5996751655

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Grid reference SE 5996 5165 (point) (2 map features)
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