Listed Building: 61 Micklegate (464006)

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Grade II*
LBSUID 464006
Date assigned Monday, June 14, 1954
Date last amended


YORK SE5951NE MICKLEGATE 1112-1/15/654 (South side) 14/06/54 No.61 GV II* Town house. c1786, with mid C19 alteration and extension. Red brick in Flemish bond on painted stone plinth; dressings of orange-red gauged brick and painted stone; doorcases and moulded cornice of timber; brick stacks to hipped slate roof. Town house plan. EXTERIOR: basement and 3 storeys; 3-window front. Shuttered basement opening in plinth. Towards right end, panelled pilaster doorcase with frieze and bracketed cornice, and 6-panel door beneath plain fanlight recessed in panelled reveal. Rear access door of 6 sunk panels beneath overlight at right end. All windows are 1-pane sashes with flat arches of gauged brick, except for 12-pane sash at right end of first floor, and blind 9-pane sash in centre of second floor. Ground and first floor windows have sill bands, and second floor windows painted stone sills. Raised first floor band. INTERIOR: basement: brick vaulted cellars, with kitchen range in back room. Ground floor: moulded and keyed round arch on panelled pilasters with moulded imposts and bases, now blocked by 6-panel door in later architrave, leads to stairhall. Main staircase, cantilevered around circular well, has shaped stone treads and cast-iron hollow-sided stick balusters with swept handrail. Cantilevered secondary staircase with stone treads and cast-iron handrail rises to attic around oval well. Front room retains fireplace enriched with applied composition wheatear drops and rinceaux and moulded fluted mantelshelf: to rear, semicircular niche beneath keyed moulded round arch on fluted pilasters with moulded imposts. First floor: 6-panel door on landing, beneath round arch of moulded voussoirs on plain shallow pilasters with imposts extended as moulded band: moulded ceiling cornice. Front room has C19 fireplace with mantelshelf on heavy carved consoles, between round-arched alcoves with mutilated architraves. Second floor: moulded cornice to stairwell roof light. In rear left room, plain moulded fireplace with hob grate. The house was the residence of Dr WA Evelyn, noted physician and antiquary, from 1894. (City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 79; City Archives: No.61 Micklegate). Listing NGR: SE5993751615

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Grid reference SE 59937 51615 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE

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Apr 5 2017 2:00PM


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