Building record MYO1279 - 1 Low Ousegate


Number 1 and 1A Low Ousegate. A house with a shop built circa 1810-20, with later alterations. The building was renovated in 1992 and is now a bar.


Grid reference SE 6026 5164 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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House with shop. 1810-20 with later alteration and C20 shopfront; exterior renovated in 1992. Orange-grey brick in Flemish bond with window arches of orange gauged brick; river front on limestone plinth. Timber mutule eaves cornice, returned on right front to slate hipped roof with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: Low Ousegate front 3 storeys, 3 windows. At left end are paired doorcases of shaped-panel pilasters and bracketed console cornices, consoles and brackets carved as acanthus leaves: doors of 6 raised and fielded panels beneath tall overlights approached by stone steps. Shopfront to right, returned on river front. First floor windows are 12-pane sashes, those on second floor unequal 9-pane sashes, all with stone sills and flat arches of brick. At right end of cornice, a fluted bowl rainwater head. River front of 3 storeys and basement on chamfered plinth; 5 windows. Plinth has paired plank doors beneath heavy tooled lintel to right of centre, and further right a blocked opening with shaped lintel. Basement has four 16-pane sashes. In centre of upper floors are 2 tall round-headed staircase windows with brick archivolts, each breaking through 2 storeys. Flanking windows on ground and first floors are 12-pane sashes, and on second floor unequal 9-pane sashes, all with flat arches. All windows have stone sills. INTERIOR: not inspected. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 157).
Listing NGR: SE6026451643

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

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Record last edited

Jul 3 2020 4:03PM


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