Building record MYO1334 - 5 King's Square
|Grid reference||SE 6043 5194 (point)|
|Unitary Authority||City of York, North Yorkshire|
Type and Period (4)
House. Late C16 origins, rebuilt and extended to rear in mid C18; C20 alterations and shopfront.
MATERIALS: timber-framed core; front rendered and colour-washed with moulded console cornice of timber; rear and right return ground floor orange-red brick in stretcher bond, first floor probably retaining original plastered infilling between exposed studding. Steeply pitched pantile roof with brick stack.
EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-window front. Shopfront framed in panelled pilasters with glazed doors flanking elliptical bowed shop window; broad fascia beneath moulded cornice. Windows on first and second floors are 12-pane sashes in raised architraves with moulded sills. Rear: 3-storey, 2-window gabled wing, largely obscured by adjacent buildings.
INTERIOR: main elements of framing, including posts with jowled heads, visible on first and second floors.
(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 151). Listing NGR: SE6043151943
Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005
House, No. 5, three-storeyed, timber-framed and of one bay, roofed parallel to the street, is probably the 'new builded house' of Richard Hutton, erected between 1587 and 1593 (YCA, B29, f. 108; Wills, xxv, f. 1487). In the mid 18th century it was refronted in brick, and a three-storey brick wing of equal width was built at the rear. Above a modern shop front, the elevation is rendered and has two hung-sash windows to each floor; the roof is pantiled. Inside, very little of the framing survives.
Monument 246; An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 5, Central. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1981.
BF060724 5 KING'S SQUARE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.
NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.
RCHME, 1981, City of York Volume V: The Central Area (Monograph). SYO65.
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