BOWES MORRELL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1256310
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1954
Statutory Address:
BOWES MORRELL HOUSE, 111, WALMGATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BOWES MORRELL HOUSE, 111, WALMGATE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60946 51471

Details

YORK

SE6051SE WALMGATE 1112-1/22/1172 (South West side) 14/06/54 No.111 Bowes Morrell House

GV II*

Formerly known as: No.117 WALMGATE. House, now offices. c1400, with later extensions, one of late C17; restored 1966. Timber-framed with plastered infilling and pantile roofs: C17 extension of orange brick in random bond with brick-coped gable of tumbled brick, brick stack and gabled dormer. PLAN: hall and crosswing plan, with extensions to both. EXTERIOR: 2-storey 2-window gabled crosswing to street, with jettied first floor; 2-storey 1-bay hall to right. C20 board door to hall, with single light windows on both floors of crosswing. Left return: 2-storey 3-bay crosswing to right of 2-storey 3-bay extension. Crosswing has casement, fixed or pivoting single light windows on both floors: extension has unequal 9-pane ground and first floor sashes to two bays, and blind third bay. Raised brick first floor band. INTERIOR: hall has full height posts, roughly chamfered rails and wall plates: three-quarter round moulded joists to inserted floor. Roof has crown post truss at each end with cross braces, and longitudinal braces. Crosswing has chamfered beams, one end shaped and enlarged, and rough joists, mostly original, on ground floor. On first floor, full-height posts support 4 crown post roof trusses with slightly cambered tie beams and tenoned rafters. C17 extension has chamfer-stopped beams on ground floor and large brick hearth beneath segment-arched timber bressumer; first floor room has small round-arched brick fireplace with reset basket grate. Roof is of principal trusses with collared rafters and single purlins. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 241).



Listing NGR: SE6091551516

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
465022
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 241

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 16 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/00796/16
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