SE6051NW CONEY STREET 1112-1/28/249 (South West side) 14/06/54 Nos.3, 5 AND 7 and attached garden wall
Formerly known as: Nos.2, 3 AND 4 CONEY STREET. Four houses, one pair and two single, amalgamated to form department store: garden wall attached to rear, between Nos 5 and 7. Early C18 with C19 rear extensions; alterations and shopfront c1960. EXTERIOR: 3-storey front; 3 windows to No.3; 4 windows to No.5; 6 windows to No.7. Shopfront extends through ground floor of all buildings. Windows on second floor of No.3 are 12-pane sashes, three at right end C18, with painted flat arches of gauged brick. Elsewhere windows have been altered to various styles, several being 2-light bordered casements, and two on first floor of No.5 in raised architraves with painted flat arches. Plain parapet to all three buildings; inverted bell rainwater heads decorated with winged cherub heads to Nos 3 and 5, dated 1775 and 1770 respectively. Rear: garden wall between Nos 5 and 7, raked-up and varying in height from approximately 2.0 metres to 4.0 metres; terrace garden to No.5 built against one side, and outbuildings to No.7 constructed against the other side. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: garden wall of orange-red brick in stretcher bond, with moulded stone coping, partly covered in asphalt. RCHM record plaster ceilings surviving on ground floor of No.5 (underceiled), and at rear of first floor of No.7. Nos 3 and 5 have C18 staircases. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 125).
Listing NGR: SE6014851886