Building record MYO1070 - 1 Museum Street 2 Blake Street


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Grid reference SE 6012 5206 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (3)

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Register office, now Council offices. 1860 with later alterations. By Rawlins Gould. Orange brick in Flemish bond with moulded stone plinth and dressings; rusticated pilaster strips of faceted blocks on ground floor, ashlar pilasters on first floor: brick parapet with stone piers and coping to slate roof; brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 2-storey 11-bay front, with curved corner bay. Main entrance has round-arched doorcase of 2 orders with sunk-panel pilasters, vermiculated keyblock and panelled double doors with fanlight. Subsidiary entrance at right end has panelled double doors with overlight in eared segment-arched architrave. Windows are segment-headed, in architraves with bracketed moulded sills, set in shallow segment-arched recesses with vermiculated keyblocks: several original 8-pane sashes altered. Ground floor pilaster strips support moulded cornice. First floor articulated in Doric pilasters on sunk- panel pedestals supporting broad frieze and ornate console-bracket cornice: above is open-arcaded parapet incorporating sunk-panel pedestal piers. Generally windows are 4-pane sashes, in stone architraves with moulded sills and cornices, beneath alternately triangular and segmental bracketed pediments. INTERIOR: not inspected.
Listing NGR: SE6012152067

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

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Record last edited

Apr 6 2018 10:30AM


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