SE6051NW HIGH OUSEGATE
1112-1/28/449 (South East side)
24/06/83 Nos.26 AND 27
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.25, 26 AND 27)
(Formerly Listed as:
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.5 AND 7)
Includes: Nos.5 AND 7 COPPERGATE.
Includes: No.3 COPPERGATE.
Shop. Dated 1902. By Hornsey and Monkman. Orange-red brick in
English garden wall bond, with shopfront of painted stone,
marble veneer and painted cast-iron; first floor of ashlar.
Steeply pitched tiled roof with moulded stone coped gables,
brick kneelers and brick cornice stacks banded in ashlar.
EXTERIOR: 3-storey front of 2 gabled bays. Shopfront framed in
partly rusticated pilasters on moulded bases carrying coved
fascia and moulded cornice between cartouche brackets carved
with shopnumbers. Two shop doors of bevelled glass beneath
tall segment-headed overlights recessed between plate glass
windows of segment-arched lights on moulded Ionic colonnettes
with arcaded clerestories. First floor windows are canted bays
of 4 mullioned and transomed lights, with moulded sill band
and moulded modillion cornice, continued across full width of
front and surmounted over bay windows by parapets carved with
swags. Windows on second floor are paired, opening on to
balcony behind parapets, in keyed architraves of raised
quoins, conjoined by blank cartouche. Windows are metal framed
casements. Ornate tie plates in gable ends. Eaves guttering
carried on elongated scrolled brackets.
No.3 Coppergate. Dated 1908, with shopfront c1925. Orange
brick in Flemish bond, faced with faience on ground and first
floors, with bronze framed shopfront; raised chamfered quoins
and dressings of faience on upper floors, and moulded gable
coping of faience with ball and pedestal finial. Brick stack
banded with faience to slate roof.
3 storeys and attic; 3-window gabled front. Shopfront has
recessed glazed door between plate glass windows over marble
risers, with mosaic tiled floor and ceiling panel in moulded
plaster surround. On first floor, centre window is tripartite,
in stilted round-arched architrave with acanthus keyblock,
between foliate corbel shafts with imposts. Two adorned female
figures, partly draped, recline on arch, and keyblock
incorporates moulded datestone with indecipherable monogram.
Outer cross windows have eared architraves with shallow
swan-neck pediments over tympani moulded with shell and leaf
motifs. Sill band formed by moulded ground floor cornice,
terminating in corbelled shafts with ball finials, over
central fascia panel in scrolled frame. Second floor window is
shallow 3-light oriel in quoined surround with swagged frieze,
moulded cornice and sill band formed by moulded first floor
cornice. Attic windows are paired round-headed lights, in
stilted arches of quoins and alternating faience and gauged
brick voussoirs beneath cornice keyblocks. Attic windows are
small-paned, the others single paned, and all have moulded
mullions and transoms. Shaped rainwater head on brackets on
Nos 5 and 7 Coppergate. 1902, with later shopfront. By Hornsey
and Monkman. Orange-red brick in English garden wall bond with
painted stone dressings; ground floor of glazed brick around
wood framed shopfront: tiled gabled roof with moulded copings
and cast-iron eaves guttering on elongated scrolled brackets.
3 storeys and attics; 3-window front. To right is 3-panel door
between small square-latticed windows in quoined surrounds
with sill bands, beneath continuous lintel, triple-keyed over
door. Shopfront to left framed in pilasters with floral carved
panels at the head, and moulded cornice on carved grooved
consoles: glazed door recessed to left of plate glass window
framed in bronze over marble veneer riser, and with mosaic
tiled threshold. In centre of first floor is 4-light mullioned
window in quoined surround with cambered lintel, triple-keyed
hood and moulded sill. Outer windows rise two storeys as
3-light bows, the right one carried on grooved brackets
matching those of shopfront. Windows on first floor are
mullioned and transomed, with moulded cornices, on second
floor with coved moulded cornices and moulded plaster panels
of peacocks below. In centre of second floor is 2-light window
in quoined surround with moulded sill. Windows are small-pane
metal framed casements and mullions and transoms are moulded.
Gabled attics contain small-pane oval windows in quoined
surrounds. Pierced terracotta sunflower air vents on ground
INTERIORS: not inspected.
(Bartholomew City Guides: Hutchinson J and Palliser DM: York:
Edinburgh: 1980-: 206).
Listing NGR: SE6035351701