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118 AND 120, MICKLEGATE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: 118 AND 120, MICKLEGATE

List entry Number: 1257264

Location

118 AND 120, MICKLEGATE

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

County:

District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464052

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Details

YORK

SE5951NE MICKLEGATE 1112-1/15/681 (North side) 14/06/54 Nos.118 AND 120

GV II*

Town house. c1740, with late C18 and early C19 alteration; restored 1968. For Robert Bower. MATERIALS: front of mottled brick in Flemish bond with brick dentil eaves course, orange-red brick dressings and timber doorcase; stone-coped parapet with terminal piers masks slate roof, hipped at front; brick ridge stack. PLAN: town house plan. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic; 3-window front. Open-pedimented Doric doorcase to right, with engaged columns and door of shaped raised and fielded panels beneath radial fanlight. 12-pane sashes on ground and first floors, those on ground floor replacing late C19 shopfront; 6-pane sashes on second floor. All windows have painted stone sills and flat arches of gauged brick. Bands of raised brick at first and second floor levels. Gabled dormer in attic. Rear: 3 storeys and attic; 3-window, brick coped gable wall. 6-panel door with divided overlight to left. Windows have flat arches of gauged brick. Raised bands of brick to first and second floors: brick dentil eaves course beneath attic with 6-pane sash. Rainwater goods with fleur-de-lys clamps. INTERIOR: cellar: cantilevered staircase rises from cellars to attic, with turned balusters, three to a tread, every third one twisted, and moulded, serpentine handrail, wreathed at foot around turned newel. Stairwell floor of marble mosaic. Ground floor: front room has dado rail, moulded raised panelling and dentil cornice. Chimneypiece with eared fire surround, enriched frieze and cornice shelf beneath scroll-pedimented overmantel incorporates painted seascape by Adam Willaerts. Fireplace flanked by matching doorcases. First floor: front room has plain dado, moulded fielded panelling, and modillion cornice. Chimneypiece with eared fire surround and replacement grate, foliate frieze with centre panel of relief-moulded mask; enriched overmantel with centre panel of moulded classical figures in border of vine guilloche, and cornice surmounted by swan-necked pediment broken by garlanded urn. Panelled shutters survive. Rear rooms are panelled. Room to right has marble fireplace with foliate arabesque frieze, cornice, and overmantel in raised eared surround. Second floor: original fireplaces and other fittings, but no panelling. (City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 93-94).

Listing NGR: SE5979451551

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York III South West, (1972), 93-94

National Grid Reference: SE 59794 51551

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