Building record MYO1521 - ACOMB MANOR HOUSE (14 and 14A Front Street)

Summary

14 and 14A Front Street. Long former manor house; two storeys and four bays, now two houses. Late 15th or early 16th century with later alterations, including some at the end of the 19th century. Restored 1987. Timber-framed, with brick casing which is partly covered by painted render. Pantiled roof. Mix of Yorkshire and horizontal sashes. Rendered and whitewashed.

Location

Grid reference SE 5734 5124 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

House, now 2 houses. Late C15 or early C16 with later alterations, including some at the end of the C19. Restored 1987. Timber-framed, with brick casing which is partly covered by painted render. Pantiled roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. The windows are either horizontal or vertical sliding sashes and all have glazing bars. At the left there is one bay of exposed brick which has a vertical sash on the ground floor and a horizontal sash above. To the right there are 3 bays which have horizontal sashes. On the ground floor the outer bays have sashes in 3 sections and the central bay has a doorway. To the right there is a second doorway, with one bay to its right which has vertical sashes. The doorways have pilaster doorcases with modillion cornices, and have panelled doors. Ridge chimneys to right of left-hand bay and to right of 4th bay. To the left there is a lower wing rebuilt in the C20, with 2 boarded garage doorways with segmental arches. The right-hand (north) gable wall of the house has a vertical glazing bar sash window on the ground floor. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records massive internal timber-framing visible. (RCHME: City of York: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 112).
Listing NGR: SE5735651264

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

Long former manor house. 2 storeys. Brick and lime render. Mix of Yorkshire and horizontal sashes. Rendered and whitewashed. Restored in 1987. Condition: Overall good. Some warping of wall but appears structurally sound. Timber windows and doors OK. Roofline slightly warped but structure good. Render cracked in parts. Attached sketch shows 14 Front Street in foreground with 16 Front Street in righthand corner.

Derived from 2018 Acomb Buildings Survey.

NMR Information:

No further description provided.

Related event: (UID 613515) INVESTIGATION BY RCHME/EH ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Architectural Survey
14-NOV-1995 - 14-NOV-1995


2018, Acomb Buildings Survey (Survey). SYO2119.

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  • --- Survey: 2018. Acomb Buildings Survey.

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Record last edited

Mar 4 2022 11:48AM

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