SE6051NE ST SAVIOURGATE 1112-1/17/985 (South East side) 14/06/54 Nos.16-22 (Even)
Terrace of four houses. c1740 with later C18 and early C19 doorcases and some later fenestration. MATERIALS: front of orange brick in Flemish bond on painted stone plinth with painted stone quoins, bands and dressings; timber cornice and doorcases. Twin span roof, front range tiled, rear range pantiled, with brick coping and brick stacks; shaped parapet masks valley on right return. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic; 16-window front. No.16 has two doorcases of plain pilasters and entablatures, right end one leading to through passage; No.18 has doorcase of fluted pilasters with moulded imposts, festooned frieze and dentilled cornice hood; No.20 has doorcase of half-elliptical columns with paired acanthus brackets at the head, swagged frieze with angle roundels and moulded cornice hood; No.22 has doorcase of sunk panel pilasters, frieze moulded with festoons and vases, and dentilled cornice hood. No.20 has 2-panel door, others of 6 raised and fielded panels. Ground and first floor windows are 12-pane sashes, with incised panel shutters on ground floor: second floor has unequal 9-pane sashes or short 12-pane sashes. All windows have moulded sills and flat arches of gauged brick with painted keyblocks, those on second floor partly obscured by bold projecting cornice on paired shaped brackets. Attic dormers are gabled or flat with 2-light casements. Raised bands to first and second floors. Fluted bowl rainwater heads between Nos 16 and 18, and Nos 20 and 22. INTERIOR: of No.16. Stone-flagged entrance hall. Entrance and staircase halls and stair well retain dado panelling. Entrance hall and first and second floor landings divided by moulded round arches on pilasters with moulded imposts. Ground floor: front room panelled in two heights with moulded cornice; fireplace with incised panel jambs and frieze flanked by panelled cupboard doors. First floor: front room has panelled dado and moulded cornice; fireplace flanked by round-arched alcoves. Rear room has panelled dado and moulded cornice; moulded cornice overdoors; overmantel panel with broken pediment and volute sidepieces reset over plain fireplace. No.18: entrance hall and landings divided by moulded round arch on pilasters with moulded imposts. Open string staircase rising to attics has column on vase balusters, bulbous turned newels and heavy ramped-up handrail. Ground floor: front room to left has coved moulded cornice with acanthus decoration and beaded panel window reveal. Front room right is fully panelled and has painted stone fireplace with mid C19 round-headed grate; hemi-domed niche to left and round-headed panelled cupboard door to right. Rear room to left is fully panelled
with console cornice and C19 marble fireplace. First floor: front room right has fireplace flanked by panelled cupboard doors on H or H-L hinges with plank door on butterfly hinges inside left one. Rear room to right has plain fireplace with mid C19 grate. Second floor: both rooms to right have cast-iron grates in plain surrounds. Attic: landing doors are of 2 raised and fielded panels on H or H-L hinges. Moulded plaster cornices survive in a number of rooms on main floors. Interior of No.20 incorporated into No.18. No.22: stairhall arch as above; Plaster cornices survive in entrance and stair halls, and in front rooms on ground and first floors. On second floor and in attic, front rooms have fireplaces with cast-iron grates and panelled cupboard doors. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 208-209; Sales particulars relating to Nos 16 and 22: Humberts, York: 1993-).
Listing NGR: SE6063551938