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Statutory Address:

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York (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SE 59806 51558



SE5951NE MICKLEGATE 1112-1/15/679 (North side) 01/07/68 No.114


House. Late C17; third storey added and shopfront fitted in late C19; further C19 and C20 alterations. MATERIALS: lower storeys of orange brick in Flemish bond, third storey of darker orange brick; rear wing of reddish brick in stretcher bond, with brick coping and kneelers to gable end; left return of mottled brick; right return rendered. Timber eaves band and bracketed cornice between moulded consoles capped with gablets; slate roof with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 4-window front. Shopfront of plain pilasters beneath frieze and moulded cornice interrupted by moulded consoles capped with gablets; glazed shop door and overlight to right of 4-light shop window over panelled riser. Windows on first and second floors are 8-pane sashes with painted stone sills and flat arches, those on second floor cambered. Broad raised band at second floor level. Rear: gabled wing of 2 storeys and attic, partly obscured by later building. Attic window is 2x9-pane horizontal sliding sash beneath segmental brick arch. Right return: part of painted sign advertising Whitby Olivers' furnishing store survives. INTERIOR: not inspected: RCHM records close string staircase with turned balusters and flat handrail ramped-up to square newels. Between the lower floors, the staircase is lit by a 2-light window with original mullion and high transom. On the first floor, the larger front room is lined with fielded panelling with dado rail, and cornice. Fireplace has early C19 marble surround. A room at the back retains an C18 moulded fireplace surround. HISTORICAL NOTE: the house was the birthplace in 1803 of Joseph Aloysius Hansom, architect and inventor of the hansom cab and remained in the possession of his family until c1880. (City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 92-93).

Listing NGR: SE5979351558


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An Inventory of the City of York III South West, (1972), 92-93


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: 06 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03345/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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