Building record MYO995 - 1, 3 AND 5 (PICCADILLY CHAMBERS)

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Grid reference SE 6046 5175 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Includes: Nos.1, 3 AND 5 (Piccadilly Chambers) PICCADILLY. Bank, shops and offices. 1915-21; altered 1992. By Brierley and Rutherford. MATERIALS: ground floor of ashlar and reconstituted stone; upper floors of red brick in English bond, except for ashlar corner bay, with ashlar dressings and cornice; tiled roof with brick stacks and copings, and inserted flat-topped dormer with 4-light small-pane window. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic; splayed corner bay between 3-bay Pavement front, 10-bay Piccadilly front. Corner bay rusticated on ground floor, with renewed double doors in pedimented doorcase. Openings on quoined upper floor flanked by giant order Corinthian pilasters. First floor window has triple-keyed architrave in pedimented surround of rusticated pilasters opening to wrought-iron balcony balustrade: second floor window has voluted architrave. Projecting quoined entrance bay on Piccadilly front has 6-panel door and first floor window in triple-keyed architrave with ashlar segmental pediment. Ground floor openings framed in tripled pilasters beneath broad frieze and moulded cornice. Original shopfront survives at right end with glazed and panelled door in shaped architrave beneath pulvinated frieze, moulded cornice and decorative overlight: windows are canted, of plate glass with square lattice glazing above transoms. Other ground floor openings are renewed windows with stone sills. All first floor windows are 15-pane sashes with keyed flat arches of rubbed and gauged brick and stone sills. Second floor windows are 12-pane sashes with stone sills. Moulded cornice and frieze to eaves with rainwater head dated 1915. INTERIOR: not inspected.
Listing NGR: SE6046451759

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

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Sep 30 2014 5:25PM

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