Building record MYO1225 - 36-38 Micklegate


Varvill Court- Flats, offices and shops. Late 19th century, with 20th century alteration. Built in 1835 to designs by J B and W Atkinson for Mr Varvill.


Grid reference SE 5999 5165 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (6)

Full Description

Flats, offices and shops. Late C19, with C20 alteration. Front of greyish cream brick in Flemish bond, with ashlar dressings; right side and rear of pink mottled brick in English garden wall bond. Pierced parapet to slate roof, and brick stacks with corbelled cornices.

EXTERIOR: 4-storey 3-bay front, two windows to each bay. Segmental carriage arch with hoodmould and moulded imposts between C20 shopfront to right and part of late C19 shopfront (shared with No.40, qv) to left. On upper floors original 1-pane sashes to No.38 survive; windows to No.36 altered to 2-light casements with transoms. All have cambered arches and segmental hoodmoulds, continuous on first floor, and paired on second floor. On third floor windows are recessed beneath corbelled arches and heavy continuous hood. Moulded sill band to first floor, plain sill bands to second and third floors.

INTERIOR: of arch: recessed 6-panel door with segment-headed overlight to left. Modillion eaves cornices on both sides, and cross vaulted ceiling with foliate boss at intersection. Interior: at rear of No.38, close string staircase with turned balusters and moulded handrail.
Listing NGR: SE5999451655

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

Information derived from NMR
BF060804 39-41 MICKLEGATE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

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  • --- Unpublished document: NMR. NMR data.

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Feb 7 2020 10:01AM


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