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

York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 59993 51650



SE5951NE MICKLEGATE 1112-1/15/643 (North side) Nos.36 AND 38 Varvil's Court


Flats, offices and shops. Late C19, with C20 alteration. Front of greyish cream brick in Flemish bond, with ashlar dressings; right side and rear of pink mottled brick in English garden wall bond. Pierced parapet to slate roof, and brick stacks with corbelled cornices. EXTERIOR: 4-storey 3-bay front, two windows to each bay. Segmental carriage arch with hoodmould and moulded imposts between C20 shopfront to right and part of late C19 shopfront (shared with No.40, qv) to left. On upper floors original 1-pane sashes to No.38 survive; windows to No.36 altered to 2-light casements with transoms. All have cambered arches and segmental hoodmoulds, continuous on first floor, and paired on second floor. On third floor windows are recessed beneath corbelled arches and heavy continuous hood. Moulded sill band to first floor, plain sill bands to second and third floors. INTERIOR: of arch: recessed 6-panel door with segment-headed overlight to left. Modillion eaves cornices on both sides, and cross vaulted ceiling with foliate boss at intersection. Interior: at rear of No.38, close string staircase with turned balusters and moulded handrail.

Listing NGR: SE5999451655


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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: IOE01/04022/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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