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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.


List entry Number: 1257624



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


District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority


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: 463624

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SE6051NW HIGH OUSEGATE 1112-1/28/443 (North side) 14/06/54 Nos.11 AND 12


Pair of houses, now shops and offices. c1705; C20 shopfronts retaining remnants of C19 front; refurbished 1992. For Samuel Buxton, grocer, Sheriff 1696-97. Stucco front, with massive timber cornice on shaped brackets; slate roof with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic; 9-bay front, upper floors articulated 4:1:4 by giant fluted Ionic pilasters supporting plain frieze and cornice which breaks forward over pilasters. Shopfronts incorporate Composite pilasters with shafts enriched with Art Nouveau carvings, and cornices between heavy console brackets incorporating initials, possibly of former shops. On upper floors, centre windows have moulded architraves, that on first floor with scrolls and pedimented cornice hood, that on second floor raised and with moulded sill. All first floor windows are tall 18-pane sashes, on second floor 12-pane sashes with painted sills. Flat-topped dormers to attic have 4-pane sashes. Raised band to second floor. Inverted bell rainwater heads, dated 1758, at each end of cornice, both initialled IEM, probably for John Mayer. INTERIOR: on first floor, moulded plaster ceiling cornice survives. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 147).

Listing NGR: SE6036951736

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 147

National Grid Reference: SE 60376 51735


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