Building record MYO1414 - 21 High Ousegate


Number 21 High Ousegate, an early 18th century house with 19th century alterations and a 20th century shopfront.


Grid reference SE 6037 5170 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

House. Early C18 with C19 and later alterations, and C20 shopfront. Rendered front with timber boxed guttering over moulded cornice; slate roof with right end brick stack. EXTERIOR: 3-storey, 2-window front. Shopfront continued from No.20 (qv). 1-pane sashes on first floor, 12-pane sashes on second floor, with rendered sills. Raised second floor band. INTERIOR: first floor: two doorcases in pilastered surrounds at stair head; front room has fluted cornice and late C19 fireplace between alcove cupboards; back room has fireplace with hob grate in fluted surround. Close string staircase rises to attic, with turned balusters, square newels with attached half-balusters, and flat moulded handrail. Balusters on attic flight are earlier in date and re-used. Second floor: front room has fireplace with angle roundels; inner front room has fireplace with dentilled cornice shelf; back room has fireplace with moulded surround. In attic, one 3-panel door survives. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 148).
Listing NGR: SE6037651708

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 BF060962 21 HIGH OUSEGATE

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Record last edited

Jul 6 2020 2:32PM


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