Building record MYO1411 - 13-14 High Ousegate


Numbers 13-14 High Ousegate, a pair of houses built the early 18th century, the building was converted to shops and offices in the 20th century.


Grid reference SE 6038 5174 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


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Pair of houses, now shops and offices. Early C18 with C20 shopfronts. No.13 of painted brick, No.14 colour-washed stucco, with rusticated quoin strips and dressings of painted stone; timber moulded cornice beneath pantile roof. EXTERIOR: 3-storey, 5-bay front, centre bay breaking forward between giant order Composite pilasters. Rusticated central doorway in keyed round-arched hollow-chamfered doorcase beneath moulded cornice. Flanking shopfronts framed in sunk-panel pilasters, deep frieze and moulded cornice between grooved consoles with rounded caps. First floor centre window is unequal 15-pane sash, with moulded keyblock interrupting raised second floor band and floating segmental pediment. Remaining windows are unequal 15-pane sashes to No.13, 12-pane sashes elsewhere, those on second floor of No.14 possibly original. All windows have painted sills. Plain frieze and projecting moulded eaves cornice on block brackets, with inverted bell rainwater heads at each end, left one embossed TD 1763. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records original staircases with turned balusters, that to No.13 incomplete. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 148).
Listing NGR: SE6038551745

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

NMR source List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest District of York, 14-MAR-1997

NMR related object BF060958 13-14 HIGH OUSEGATE,

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Jul 6 2020 2:06PM


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