Building record MYO1637 - 14 Coney Street

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Grid reference SE 6019 5187 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Includes: No.10 NEW STREET. Bank and attached manager's house. 1907; altered 1994. By Walter Brierley. For Beckett's Bank. MATERIALS: ground floor of sandstone ashlar, upper floors of orange-red brick in English bond, with rusticated quoins; dressings and eaves cornice of ashlar. Hipped and sprocketed roof of Westmorland slate: stone banded brick stacks with moulded stone cornices. Lead rainwater goods. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 5-bay front. Rusticated ground floor on moulded ashlar plinth; openings recessed over ashlar panels, between pilaster piers carrying deep entablature with moulded dentilled cornice broken by herms. At right end, panelled double doors beneath moulded cornice hood on grooved scrolled brackets, with bordered overlight above. Windows are of 3 lights vertically, the top two bordered. First floor windows are square bordered lights in moulded shaped surrounds with moulded cornice hoods; second floor windows 12-pane sashes with flat arches and moulded sills, linked by sill band, over raised brick aprons. Moulded eaves frieze and mutule cornice, with ornate rainwater head embossed with the letter B and winged cherub head at left end. Corner between Coney Street and New Street fronts splayed, bearing painted and moulded shield of arms incorporating boar's heads and motto 'PRODESSE CIVIBUS'. New Street: 3-storey 5-bay return front, to left of wing of 2-storeys with attics, and 6 bays arranged 2:2:2:, centre bays projecting. Return front reproduces Coney Street front without doorway. Centre bays on ground floor of wing rusticated ashlar, with round-arched openings of radiating voussoirs containing door of 6 fielded panels beneath fanlight, and small-pane sash window beneath moulded cornice. Windows in flanking bays and at first floor right are 12-pane sashes with stone sills and triple keyed flat arches of gauged brick. Centre bay windows are similar but smaller, with ashlar keyblocks to brick arches, and raised brick panels above. To first floor left is Venetian window with 12-pane radial-glazed centre sash, carved mullions and ashlar lintel rising over centre light as gauged brick arch with ashlar triple keyblock. Ashlar sill band to outer bay windows forms first floor band across centre bays. Moulded coved eaves cornice with inverted bell rainwater head and goods at left end. Segmental gabled
dormers with 2-light casement windows to attic. INTERIOR: banking hall lined with panelling to sill level, beneath full height fluted Composite pilasters carrying enriched entablature with modillion cornice. Windows at two heights, in eared architraves, those at lower level pedimented or with cornice hoods, those at upper level between bayleaf drops. Corresponding openings on inner walls are blind and treated similarly, as aedicules or panels. Two inner doorcases are panelled, in eared architraves. Ceiling is heavily moulded in plaster, with outer border of garlanded fruits and flowers, corner spandrels filled with vegetables, and coffered saucer dome crowned by glazed lantern, both encircled by bands of vegetables: at each end, a cartouche bordered in fruit and flowers contains a beribboned cipher.
Listing NGR: SE6019751871

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

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Jun 25 2020 2:17PM

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