Building record MYO1001 - 18-20 Pavement


Numbers 18-22 Pavement, public house dated 1893, number 18 incorporates the remains of a circa 1700 house. Now in use as shops and offices, shopfronts were inserted in the 20th century.


Grid reference SE 6049 5179 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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Public house, now shops and offices. Dated 1893, remains of c1700 house incorporated in No.18; C20 shopfronts. MATERIALS: pargeted front with applied timber-framing; rear retains earlier wall of red brick in random bond with one rendered wing and one wing of mottled brick in English garden-wall bond; roof to front range slate with tile cresting, rear roofs pantile; brick stacks, and terracotta finial to gable. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 3-bay front, left bay gabled with attic. Replacement shopfronts framed in original fluted and carved pilasters with frieze and moulded cornice on grooved and gableted brackets. Left end doorcase has raised-panel door in panelled reveals beneath carved frieze and scrolled pediment enriched with flutes and egg-and-dart, beneath segment-headed overlight. On first floor, centre and right bays have mullioned and transomed sash windows of 2 and 4 lights. Left bay, recessed between posts with corbelled heads each supporting a carved sphinx, accommodates 5-light elliptical bow window with carved lintel. Second floor windows are of 2 and 4 mullioned lights with moulded sills, left one on shaped brackets and with carved lintel on brackets. Mullions and transoms are moulded. Carved and moulded first floor cornice forms bressumer over recessed left bay and rises into scrolled pediment over each window. Coved eaves cornice over centre and right bays is pargeted with foliage trails interspersed with cartouches: attic bressumer carved with stylised floral motifs with date in centre. Attic window is of 2 lights set in decorative timber-framing with curved and ogee braces. Gable is barge-boarded with winged devil finials at base of gable slopes, and broken dragon finial at apex. Pargeting encompasses two painted representations of York City Arms. Rear: original gabled rear wall of 3 storeys and attic; 3-storey gabled wing projects to left and 3-storey 2-window extension to right. Ground floor obscured by later building. On upper floors, openings altered with later sash windows; raised brick band to attic of original rear wall. INTERIOR: not inspected. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 178).
Listing NGR: SE6049651794

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005
List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest District of York, 14-MAR-1997

Pub known as Pavement Vaults - closed 1960s.

NMR related object BF060984 18-22 PAVEMENT, YORK

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Jul 6 2020 11:36AM


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