Building record MYO1526 - 27 Front Street

Summary

House, now offices. Mid C18 with late C19 alterations. Brick with some ashlar dressings. Slate mansard roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic. 3 bays. Except for the attic, the windows are sashed without glazing bars and have segmental heads. On the ground floor there is a late C19 brick canted bay window with sandstone lintels. Attached sketch is derived from the Acomb Buildings Survey 2018.

Location

Grid reference SE 5736 5130 (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 offices. Mid C18 with late C19 alterations. Brick with some ashlar dressings. Slate mansard roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic. 3 bays. Except for the attic, the windows are sashed without glazing bars and have segmental heads. On the ground floor there is a late C19 brick canted bay window with sandstone lintels. Above, there is a brick storey band. The attic is lit by a single sashed flat-roofed dormer. To the right there is a timber doorcase with fluted pilasters, fluted brackets, an open pediment, a plain semicircular overlight, and a door with 6 raised and fielded panels. Modillioned gutter cornice. Chimneys to left and right. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records original staircase with turned baluster with square knop, turned newels and moulded handrail. Moulded arch divides entrance-passage from stair hall. Ground-floor room has original fireplace and flanking round-headed cupboards. A similar fireplace on the first floor. (RCHME: City of York: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 114).
Listing NGR: SE5736551305

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

Attached sketch is derived from the Acomb Buildings Survey 2018.

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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Mar 4 2022 11:33AM

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