122, 124 AND 126, MICKLEGATE


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122, 124 AND 126, MICKLEGATE


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Statutory Address:
122, 124 AND 126, MICKLEGATE

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

York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 59787 51545



SE5951NE MICKLEGATE 1112-1/15/682 (North side) 01/07/68 Nos.122, 124 AND 126


Two shops. Late C17 and early C18; remodelled in mid C19, with contemporary shopfronts; parapet rebuilt, probably in C20. Lower storeys in painted brick, second floor in orange and mottled brick in Flemish bond; parapet has coping of concrete blocks. Pantile roofs with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 4-window front. Ground floor occupied by paired shopfronts beneath continuous dentilled cornice over carved volutes on plain pilasters. Upstairs access door in centre, of 6 raised and fielded panels with overlight. No.122 has half-canted shop window, of 3 lights with segmental arches on slender colonnettes over panelled riser; to right, half-glazed and panelled shop door and segment-headed overlight recessed in panelled reveal. Shop windows and door to Nos 124-126 altered, but painted cast-iron columns survive from earlier shopfront. On first floor, windows are 4-pane sashes with flat arches, and painted stone sills to Nos 124-126; those on second floor are 2-light casements, one to No.122 and two to Nos 124/126. Raised band of painted brick to second floor. Rear: projecting wing to No.122, of 2 storeys and attic, has 2-window gable end. First floor windows are 4-pane sashes with cambered arches; attic window altered to glazed door, retaining original segmental arch. INTERIOR: ground floor: in shop to No.122, late C17 panelling and moulded cornice survive; in shop to No.124, bolection moulded panelling and modillion cornice survive. Entrance hall has enriched plaster cornice; moulded round arch on fluted pilasters with moulded imposts leads to stairhall. Moulded geometric plaster ceiling. Staircase from ground to second floor has open string, turned and twisted balusters, three to a stair, and moulded ramped-up handrail, wreathed at foot around turned newel. Stairwell has matching dado panelling. Elements of the original staircase survive between second and third floors, with close string, bulbous balusters, square newels with moulded caps and moulded handrail. First floor: landing lined with raised and fielded dado panelling. Front room of Nos 124-126 has doors, door- and window-cases of raised and fielded panelling; built-in cupboards; fireplace has pilaster jambs and enriched key- and angle blocks; enriched dentil cornice. Rear room of No.122 lined with bolection moulded panelling beneath moulded cornice; remnants of fireplace with overmantel survive. C17 roof to No.122 said to survive. (City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 94).

Listing NGR: SE5978751545


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


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

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Date: 07 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/04022/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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