Building record MYO1626 - The Yorkshire Bank, 46 Coney Street
|Grid reference||SE 6024 5178 (point)|
|Civil Parish||York, City of York, North Yorkshire|
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Bank. 1922-23. By Chorley Gribbon and Elcock. For The Yorkshire Penny Bank. Pre-cast concrete and orange brick in English bond; ground floor of rusticated concrete; bold dentil and mutule eaves cornice of timber; dentilled brick stacks to slate mansard roof.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic; 6-window front arranged 1:3:1:1, first and fifth bays breaking forward slightly. Projecting bays contain pilastered doorcases with dentilled cornices broken by triple keyblocks; double doors are of raised panels and recessed beneath massive mutuled pediment hoods broken by triple keyblocks, with plain fanlights above pediments. In right end bay, subsidiary doorway has heavily rusticated keyed lintel beneath panel enclosing bayleaf wreath and replacement door. Tall replacement windows between bank doors, over massive inset blocks housing bank machinery. Moulded ground floor cornice forms sill band to first floor windows. On first and second floors, projecting bays are of concrete and rise into low parapets above eaves cornice.
All upper floor windows are 12-pane sashes: those on first floor in projecting bays have lugged and triple-keyed architraves with cornices, those on second floor keyed architraves with sills linked by aprons to those below. In centre and right end bays, second floor windows have sill band incorporating an apron beneath. All windows except those in centre of second floor have flat arches of gauged brick with concrete triple keyblock: those in centre bays have shaped keyblocks rising into eaves cornice. Attic windows are dormers with 16-pane sashes beneath shallow bracketed pediment gables. Original rainwater goods survive in inner angles of projecting bays.
INTERIOR: not inspected. This good quality facade forms an important element in this historic street.
(Bartholomew City Guides: Hutchinson J and Palliser DM: York: Edinburgh: 1980-: 179; ).
Listing NGR: SE6025851794
Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005
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Record last edited
Jun 26 2020 3:17PM