Building record MYO1168 - 150 Micklegate

Summary

A mid 19th century, two storey building with sandstone ashlar on the lower storey and a red brick upper floor. The building is a corner site with two unequal bays on Micklegate, four bays on Bar Lane, and a slate roof. The building was modernised with 20th century shopfronts.

Location

Grid reference SE 5975 5149 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Shop and offices. Mid C19, modernised in C20. Ground floor sandstone ashlar with panels of vermiculated rustication: upper floor of orange-red brick in Flemish band, with pilasters and window surrounds of cream brick; dressings of ashlar and moulded cream brick. Brick stacks, one with cornice, to slate roof. EXTERIOR: corner site; 2 storeys, 2 unequal bays to Micklegate, 4 unequal bays to Bar Lane, with canted half bay on corner. Shopfronts return on both fronts, having pilaster piers on plain plinths, with moulded imposts and moulded dentilled cornice. C20 shop door in corner bay; in left end bay of Bar Lane front, sunk-panelled double doors beneath tall overlight lead to staircase. Other openings contain C20 shop windows or glazed folding doors. On first floor, bays are articulated by pilasters on sunk-panelled plinths, supporting continuous entablature with enriched moulded cornice surmounted by low parapet with moulded coping. Each bay contains round-headed sash window recessed in round arched surround with moulded impost and hood of attached mouldings. Moulded plinth string forms sill band. On first floor of Micklegate front, left bay has wide 2-light window with semi-circular arched head; right bay has narrow standard window. INTERIOR: not inspected. Included for group value as a significant element of this historic street.
Listing NGR: SE5975851498

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

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Record last edited

Jan 29 2018 3:00PM

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