Building record MYO1604 - The Market Tavern Public House (26 Coppergate)
|Grid reference||SE 6044 5171 (point)|
|Unitary Authority||City of York, North Yorkshire|
Type and Period (6)
- JETTIED HOUSE (Late C15, Medieval - 1467 AD to 1499 AD)
- HOUSE (C17, Post Medieval to Late C17 - 1600 AD to 1699 AD)
- HOUSE (C18 alterations, Late C17 to Late C18 - 1700 AD to 1799 AD)
- HOUSE (C19, Late C18 to Late C19 - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
- PUBLIC HOUSE (Mid C19, Early C19 to Mid C19 - 1833 AD to 1866 AD)
- RESTAURANT (Late C20, C20 - 1967 AD to 1999 AD)
House, now restaurant. Late C15; C17 rear wing, extended in C19; C18 and C19 alterations; renovated in late C20. MATERIALS: front range timber-framed, now with brick infilling, plastered and white-washed; timber eaves band, pierced by quatrefoils, and bracketed cornice to steeply-pitched tiled roof. Rear wing of brick, rendered and white-washed, with roofs of slate and pantile. Brick stacks are rebuilt. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-bay front range, first and second floors jettied; 2-storey wing with cellar to rear. Renewed glazed door and windows in shopfront of plain pilasters and moulded cornice on carved brackets. First floor windows are 4-pane sashes, on second floor 2-light casements. Ornate console brackets, quatrefoil in section, attached beneath second floor jetty. INTERIOR: lowest flight of spiral staircase survives in cellar beside chimneybreast against right wall: upper flights removed. In front range, posts, braces, transverse and spine beams survive almost intact, including numbered second floor joists, visible on first floor, and studded partition wall without infill on second floor. On first and second floors, original right end wall with studding and plastered infill survives. Front range has fireplace with lintel of tooled stone on ground floor; in wing, wide fireplace with cambered timber lintel, rebated cupboard and chamfered candle shelf. Three small fireplaces all with cambered brick arches on first floor. House was The Market Tavern at least from mid C19 to mid C20. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 128; Brinklow D and Stockwell M: No.26 Coppergate: 1984-).
Listing NGR: SE6044351715
Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005
Late 15th century timber framed building, altered in the 18th and 19th centuries, extended in the 19th century and restored in the late 20th century. The building was known as the Market Tavern from at least the mid 19th to the mid 20th century and is now a restaurant. The 15th century front wing is three storeyed, with the first and second floors jettied out over the street. The brick-built rear wing is 17th century in date and two storeyed. Listed Grade II*.
List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest District of York, 14-MAR-1997
Related object BF060519 THE MARKET TAVERN PUBLIC HOUSE, YORK
Article in Interim 10/2 with details of a visit following stripping of modern internal fittings in the mid 1980s.
INTERIM 10, 10/2 p2 (Serial). SYO136.
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Record last edited
Sep 8 2021 10:00AM