Building record MYO1415 - 22-25 High Ousegate


Numbers 22-5 High Ousegate. Numbers 22-4 were built as a pair of houses circa 1840 and number 25 was added as an infill inted 1903. There is a late 20th century shopfront to number 22 and the 1903 shopfront is shared by numbers 24 and 25.


Grid reference SE 6036 5170 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


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Pair of houses with shops, now shops and offices. Nos 22-24 c1840, No.25 added as infill, dated 1903: late C20 shopfront to No.22; 1903 shopfront shared by Nos 24 and 25. MATERIALS: Nos 22-24 of pink-grey brick in Flemish bond with timber eaves cornice; slate roof with brick stack at left end, rendered stack at right end. No.25 of orange brick in stretcher bond, with ashlar dressings and parapet. EXTERIOR: Nos 22-24 has 4-storey, 4-window front; No.25 has 4 storey, 1 window front. Shopfront to Nos 24 and 25 framed in panelled pilasters, relief carved with fruits, leaves and flowers entwined in ribbon, on tall geometric panelled pedestals; plain frieze beneath moulded dentilled cornice between consoles enriched with guilloche mouldings, capped by terminal gablets with foliage tendril carvings. Replacement glazed doors and overlight deeply recessed between curving arcade of elliptical arched windows on slender Composite colonnettes with moulded bases, beneath margin-glazed clerestory and with spandrels carved with rosettes. On first and second floors, Nos 22-24 have 12-pane sash windows, on third floor squat 6-pane sashes, all with painted stone sills and flat arches. No.25 has 2-storey 5-light canted bay window on first and second floors, with moulded mullions, transoms, sills and cornices. Third-floor window set back and obscured by parapet with terminal piers carved with lion masks in high relief, and moulded and dated rainwater head at right end. INTERIOR: not inspected. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 148).
Listing NGR: SE6036951707

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

NMR source - List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest District of York, 14-MAR-1997
NMR related object BF060963 22-24 HIGH OUSEGATE

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Jul 6 2020 2:17PM


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