Building record MYO3982 - 17 Bridge Street


1911. Former department store now shop and offices. Identified as a Building of Merit in the Historic Core Conservation Area Appraisal.


Grid reference Centred SE 6016 5165 (30m by 29m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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Department store, now shop and offices. Dated 1911. Orange-red brick in English garden wall bond; window arches of orange gauged brick with buff terracotta dressings; pilasters, cornice and parapet coping of faience; slate roof, in 3 parallel ranges, gabled at rear.

EXTERIOR: Bridge Street front 3 storeys, 3 bays, with subsidiary bay set back at right end. Rusticated ground floor with rusticated pilaster strips, outer ones with carved laurel garlands in frieze blocks. Upper floors articulated by giant Ionic pilasters carrying plain entablature with cornice enriched with bead mouldings. Parapet obscures roof. 3 shopfronts on ground floor, 2 with curved corners and glazed double doors, left one later replacement. Each bay on first floor has one 2-light plate glass window with segmental transom. On second floor, centre bay has clock in moulded stone roundel between rusticated dwarf pilasters with moulded imposts, flanked by narrow cross windows; outer bays each have three cross windows. Raised second floor band forms sill band to outer bay windows. Date stone beneath clock. Right return to river: 3 storeys, 4 unequal bays. Shopfronts on ground floor between rusticated pilaster strips with egg-and-dart impost mouldings. First floor windows recessed beneath segmental arches of radiating voussoirs on rusticated piers, behind balconies balustraded with plain railings and inset patterned panels. Windows are of 3 lights and incorporate doors with inset oval lights.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

Historic England List Entry 1259353

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Feb 18 2020 11:03AM


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