5, HIGH OUSEGATE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257646
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1954
Statutory Address:
5, HIGH OUSEGATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
5, HIGH OUSEGATE

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60336 51717

Details

YORK

SE6051NW HIGH OUSEGATE 1112-1/28/441 (North side) 14/06/54 No.5

GV II

House, now shop and offices. 1743, remodelled and extended mid C19; C20 shopfront. Red brick in Flemish bond, with timber cornice, pantile roof and brick stack. EXTERIOR: 4-storey, 5-window front. Shopfront incorporates passage entrance in plain pilaster and moulded cornice doorcase at left end. Windows on first and second floors are 12-pane sashes with sills and flat arches of contrasting gauged brick: third floor windows are 3-light Yorkshire sliding sashes. Raised brick string courses to second and third floors. Moulded frieze beneath massive cornice on block brackets, returned at each end; dated rainwater head, initialled FI, to right of centre bay. INTERIOR: first floor: C19 staircase rises from first to third floor having open string, shaped treadends, turned balusters and serpentine handrail, wreathed at foot on turned newel. Front right room has fireplace in surround enriched with ribbon and flower mouldings, frieze with floral centre panel between foliate arabesques and enriched cornice shelf: overmantel panel has eared surround and scrollneck pediment enclosing blank cartouche. Upper part of walls fitted with moulded sunk panelling over moulded dado rail and with enriched modillion cornice. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 147).



Listing NGR: SE6033651717

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
463620
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 03 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04196/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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