Building record MYO1555 - 2 Front Street

Summary

House, nursing home in the 1960s, now shop and office. Late C18 with some C20 alterations. Brick. Slate roof to main building and plain tile to left-hand wing. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 3 bays. The facade has a one-course brick band at 1st floor sill level, and a straight joint to the left of the middle bay. The windows are glazing bar sashes. The outer bays have 2-storey canted bay windows. The central window on the 1st floor has a rubbed brick flat arch. The doorcase has thin plain pilasters, and shaped brackets supporting a shallow dentilled cornice. The door has 6 raised and fielded panels, and the overlight is divided into 3 panes. The gutter cornice is dentilled. The gables are coped and have chimneys. Set back to the left is an added 2-storey wing. It has a sash window with 4 over 4 panes on the ground floor, a small casement window towards the right on the 1st floor, and a doorway at the right with a C20 timber doorcase and 6-panel door. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records original staircase with turned balusters and moulded handrail. 2 original fireplaces on first floor. (RCHME: City of York: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 111). Listing NGR: SE5747951338. Attached photographs are derived from the 2018 Acomb Buildings Survey.

Location

Grid reference SE 5747 5133 (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 shop and office. Late C18 with some C20 alterations. Brick. Slate roof to main building and plain tile to left-hand wing. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 3 bays. The facade has a one-course brick band at 1st floor sill level, and a straight joint to the left of the middle bay. The windows are glazing bar sashes. The outer bays have 2-storey canted bay windows. The central window on the 1st floor has a rubbed brick flat arch. The doorcase has thin plain pilasters, and shaped brackets supporting a shallow dentilled cornice. The door has 6 raised and fielded panels, and the overlight is divided into 3 panes. The gutter cornice is dentilled. The gables are coped and have chimneys. Set back to the left is an added 2-storey wing. It has a sash window with 4 over 4 panes on the ground floor, a small casement window towards the right on the 1st floor, and a doorway at the right with a C20 timber doorcase and 6-panel door. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records original staircase with turned balusters and moulded handrail. 2 original fireplaces on first floor. (RCHME: City of York: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 111).
Listing NGR: SE5747951338

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

Attached photographs are derived from the 2018 Acomb Buildings Survey.

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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 11:30AM

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