Building record MYO1116 - 29 Monkgate, Tap and Spile Public House

Summary

Public house. 1897. By WG Penty for John Hunt's Brewery. Red brick in Flemish bond with painted stone dressings. Plain tile roof.

Location

Grid reference SE 6066 5235 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Public house. 1897. By WG Penty for John Hunt's Brewery. Red brick in Flemish bond with painted stone dressings. Plain tile roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic. The gabled front facade has painted stone bands at lintel height on the ground and first floors, the upper one a moulded drip course. The attic window has lintel and sill bands. The gable coping is stepped, with 2 volutes at each side. Below a central open pediment is a plaque inscribed 'AD 1897'. The windows have leaded lights and ovolo-moulded mullions. The ground-floor window is of 6 lights with a transom. On the 1st floor there are 2 windows, each of 3 lights with a transom. Between them is a tablet with the relief figures of 2 cherubs with grapes and the inscription 'Black Horse Inn'. The attic has a 4-light mullioned window. The doorway, at the left, has a round arch with ogee hood mould and recessed doors. At the left there is a rainwater downpipe with a hopper dated '1897'. Chimney on right-hand return wall. INTERIOR: not inspected. (Dissertation for MA in Architectural Building Conservation: Davison Andrew P: "A Good House, fit for the purpose: Public House Design in York": De Montfort University: 1993-: 81).
Listing NGR: SE6065852360

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

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Nov 10 2020 4:11PM

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