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Grade II
LBSUID 463443
Date assigned Thursday, August 19, 1971
Date last amended


YORK SE6051NW GEORGE HUDSON STREET 1112-1/28/356 (West side) 19/08/71 Nos.1 AND 3 The Railway King (Formerly Listed as: MICKLEGATE No.28 The Micklegate Public House) GV II Includes: No.28 The Adelphi Hotel MICKLEGATE. Hotel. Mid C19; incorporating No.28 Micklegate, partly rebuilt c1810 but with earlier origins. MATERIALS: Nos 1 and 3 George Hudson Street stuccoed, on painted stone plinth; shallow quoin strips; moulded modillioned eaves cornice of timber; slate hipped roof with ball finials, and dentil cornice stacks of brick. No.28 Micklegate of painted brick, in stretcher bond on ground floor, Flemish bond on first and second floors; modillion eaves cornice to pantile roof. EXTERIOR: George Hudson Street front: 3 storeys 7 windows. Main entrance towards left end, with recessed panelled double doors beneath C20 canopy: at right end, recessed C20 glazed door with steps up. All windows are 4-pane sashes, to right of main entrance tripled. On first floor, window over main entrance is of three stepped round-headed lights, enclosed in shallow panel with oversize paterae in the spandrels: others recessed in architraves, those flanking 3-light window pedimented with tympanum paterae: four windows to right grouped beneath floating cornice hood. Second floor windows recessed in architraves without hoods. Moulded sill band on each floor. Micklegate front: return front of Nos 1 and 3 George Hudson Street, including canted corner bay at right, repeats main front detailing, except that first floor window of corner bay has segmental pedimented hood. No.28 has 3-storey 2-window front. Windows are sashes with painted sills: of 12 panes on ground and first floors, 9 panes on second floor. Raised first floor band continues from sill band on adjacent front. INTERIOR: Nos 1 and 3 George Hudson Street contain no fittings of significance. No.28 Micklegate not available for inspection. RCHM record early C17 remains in rear part of No.28, including moulded beams and joists and staircase of turned balusters and square newels decorated with carved roses and thistles. The part of the building that is Nos 1 and 3 The Railway King was not listed until 21/03/96. (City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 73). Listing NGR: SE6007251682

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Grid reference SE 60011 51650 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW

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Jan 11 2007 3:00PM


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