Building record MYO1282 - 7 Low Ousegate


Number 7 Ousegate is a house dating from the first half of the 18th century.The building was refronted circa 1810-20 and a shopfront was inserted in the early 20th century.


Grid reference SE 6027 5165 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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Full Description

House. Early C18, front rebuilt 1810-20; early C20 shopfront and alterations. Painted brick in Flemish bond with timber shopfront and mutule eaves cornice, returned at left end; slate roof, hipped at front, with tiled coping. EXTERIOR: 4-storey, 2-window front. Shopfront framed in sunk-panel pilasters with wheatear drops, and entablature with pulvinated frieze and moulded dentil cornice: glazed and panelled shop door between curved plate glass windows over raised panel risers, with elliptical-arched 'Gothick'-glazed fanlight above. Upper floor windows are 12-pane sashes on first and second floors, and unequal 9-pane sashes on third floor, all with painted sills and flat arches of gauged brick. Fluted bowl rainwater head on left return. INTERIOR: reset open string staircase with two turned balusters to a tread, and moulded serpentine handrail, ramped up to heavy column newel at stairhead; raised and fielded dado panelling to stairwall. On first floor, room at stairhead has re-used C17 panelling beneath fretwork frieze on one wall; panelled chimneypiece wall has stone bolection moulded fireplace surround, with cornice shelf of moulded timber and eared overmantel panel. Moulded ceiling cornice and two early C18 doors of 3 raised panels survive. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 157).
Listing NGR: SE6027451650

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

NMR related object: BF060967 7 LOW OUSEGATE, YORK

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Record last edited

Jul 3 2020 4:00PM


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