Building record MYO964 - Varvils Warehouse

Summary

Warehouse built in 1849. Designed by William Atkinson for Mr Robert Varvill. Built of red brick with ashlar dressings and hipped Welsh slate roof. Also known as Ebor Electrical Company.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6017 5159 (17m by 14m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Warehouse. 1849. Designed by J B and Wm Atkinson for Mr Robert Varvill. Orange-red brick in English bond, with ashlar dressings and timber eaves band; truncated brick stack at right side of hipped roof of Welsh slate. EXTERIOR: basement, 2-and-a-half storeys and attic; 3-bay front. Rusticated ashlar basement with three segment-arched openings, all now blocked: centre arch wider than outer arches. On upper floors, centre bay treated as 2-and-a-half storey semicircular arch on pilasters, between full-height outer pilasters. On ground floor, part-glazed and panelled double doors in centre bay, between single-light windows. Mezzanine floor above has 4-light lunette flanked by round-headed windows. Second floor has segment-headed double doors in centre with round-headed window on each side. On attic floor, windows are tall sashes beneath continuous lintel, with raised sill band rising to form shallow pediment over centre bay arch. Stone sills to windows on ground and second floors; raised bands below mezzanine, second and attic floors. INTERIOR: not inspected.
Listing NGR: SE6017851600

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

NMR information
BF061061 EBOR ELECTRICAL COMPANY, YORK File of material relating to a site or building.
BF094603 VARVILS WAREHOUSE, QUEENS STAITH, YORK

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Jan 24 2020 3:30PM

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