Building record MYO1416 - 26-28 High Ousegate (3-7 Coppergate)


Shop, built in 1908 with a shopfront added circa 1925. Three storeyed and brick-built with a slate roof.


Grid reference SE 6035 5170 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (5)

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Includes: Nos.5 AND 7 COPPERGATE. Includes: No.3 COPPERGATE. Shop. Dated 1902. By Hornsey and Monkman. Orange-red brick in English garden wall bond, with shopfront of painted stone, marble veneer and painted cast-iron; first floor of ashlar. Steeply pitched tiled roof with moulded stone coped gables, brick kneelers and brick cornice stacks banded in ashlar. EXTERIOR: 3-storey front of 2 gabled bays. Shopfront framed in partly rusticated pilasters on moulded bases carrying coved fascia and moulded cornice between cartouche brackets carved with shopnumbers. Two shop doors of bevelled glass beneath tall segment-headed overlights recessed between plate glass windows of segment-arched lights on moulded Ionic colonnettes with arcaded clerestories. First floor windows are canted bays of 4 mullioned and transomed lights, with moulded sill band and moulded modillion cornice, continued across full width of front and surmounted over bay windows by parapets carved with swags. Windows on second floor are paired, opening on to balcony behind parapets, in keyed architraves of raised quoins, conjoined by blank cartouche. Windows are metal framed casements. Ornate tie plates in gable ends. Eaves guttering carried on elongated scrolled brackets.
No.3 Coppergate. Dated 1908, with shopfront c1925. Orange brick in Flemish bond, faced with faience on ground and first floors, with bronze framed shopfront; raised chamfered quoins and dressings of faience on upper floors, and moulded gable coping of faience with ball and pedestal finial. Brick stack banded with faience to slate roof. 3 storeys and attic; 3-window gabled front. Shopfront has recessed glazed door between plate glass windows over marble risers, with mosaic tiled floor and ceiling panel in moulded plaster surround. On first floor, centre window is tripartite, in stilted round-arched architrave with acanthus keyblock, between foliate corbel shafts with imposts. Two adorned female figures, partly draped, recline on arch, and keyblock
incorporates moulded datestone with indecipherable monogram. Outer cross windows have eared architraves with shallow swan-neck pediments over tympani moulded with shell and leaf motifs. Sill band formed by moulded ground floor cornice, terminating in corbelled shafts with ball finials, over central fascia panel in scrolled frame. Second floor window is shallow 3-light oriel in quoined surround with swagged frieze, moulded cornice and sill band formed by moulded first floor cornice. Attic windows are paired round-headed lights, in stilted arches of quoins and alternating faience and gauged brick voussoirs beneath cornice keyblocks. Attic windows are small-paned, the others single paned, and all have moulded mullions and transoms. Shaped rainwater head on brackets on second floor.
Nos 5 and 7 Coppergate. 1902, with later shopfront. By Hornsey and Monkman. Orange-red brick in English garden wall bond with painted stone dressings; ground floor of glazed brick around wood framed shopfront: tiled gabled roof with moulded copings and cast-iron eaves guttering on elongated scrolled brackets. 3 storeys and attics; 3-window front. To right is 3-panel door between small square-latticed windows in quoined surrounds with sill bands, beneath continuous lintel, triple-keyed over door. Shopfront to left framed in pilasters with floral carved panels at the head, and moulded cornice on carved grooved consoles: glazed door recessed to left of plate glass window framed in bronze over marble veneer riser, and with mosaic tiled threshold. In centre of first floor is 4-light mullioned window in quoined surround with cambered lintel, triple-keyed hood and moulded sill. Outer windows rise two storeys as 3-light bows, the right one carried on grooved brackets matching those of shopfront. Windows on first floor are mullioned and transomed, with moulded cornices, on second floor with coved moulded cornices and moulded plaster panels of peacocks below. In centre of second floor is 2-light window in quoined surround with moulded sill. Windows are small-pane metal framed casements and mullions and transoms are moulded. Gabled attics contain small-pane oval windows in quoined surrounds. Pierced terracotta sunflower air vents on ground floor. INTERIORS: not inspected. (Bartholomew City Guides: Hutchinson J and Palliser DM: York: Edinburgh: 1980-: 206).
Listing NGR: SE6035351701

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

NMR info:
Source - List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest District of York, 14-MAR-1997
Related object - BF086948 HABITAT, YORK

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Jul 6 2020 1:25PM


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