Building record MYO1560 - 16 and 16A Fishergate

Summary

Circa 1830 shop and flat with late 19th century alterations. The building is of two storeys with attic, in stucco and timber with a slate roof. The ground floor shop front has an earlier doorcase to its left. On the first floor, interrupted by the windows, are two lines of inscription in large raised letters. At the left is a 20th century dormer window. Presently used as apartments and holiday lets

Location

Grid reference SE 6065 5125 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (6)

Full Description

Shop and flat. c1830 with late C19 alterations. Painted stucco and timber with slate roof.

EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic. On the ground floor there is a shopfront with an earlier doorcase to its left. The shopfront has pilasters to each side, with raised panels and with brackets which are decorated with leaf carving. Towards the right of the shopfront there is a 3rd pilaster between the shop doorway and a door to a passageway. The frieze is coved and enriched with foliage decoration, and the cornice is bracketed.

The shop window is divided into 3 large panes with rounded upper corners: 2 facing forwards and one splayed back to the recessed shop door at the right. This door has a glazed panel above a raised and fielded panel. The door to the passageway has 4 panels. At the left there is the doorway to No.16a, with a timber doorcase which has engaged fluted columns, panelled reveals, an overlight with margin panes and diagonal glazing bars, and a door with 6 raised and fielded panels. The 1st floor windows are sashed without glazing bars. At the left there is a window with a timber architrave. To the right there is a canted oriel with a timber gutter on brackets.

2 lines of inscription in large raised letters, interrupted by the windows, cover the full width of the facade: 'TM - OXTOBY - & SON. PAINTERS - PAPERHANGERS - DECORATORS'. At the left there is a flat-roofed C20 attic dormer. Modillioned gutter cornice. Axial chimney.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

(An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 69).
Listing NGR: SE6065351257

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

Houses, Nos. 16–40 (even), all date from c. 1830. Nos. 30 and 32 are of three storeys and the others of two only. Nos. 16–28 have doorways with reeded columns or flat pilasters. Nos. 18 and 20 form a pair and Nos. 22–28 a range of four with an open passageway through the centre. Nos. 34–40 are a range of four; their upper windows have painted lintels simulating arches, with markedly bowed soffits
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 69, Monument 104

NMR Information

613515 Architectural Survey Investigation by RCHME/EH Architectural Survey
BF060550 16-44 FISHERGATE, YORK


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

RCHME, 1975, RCHME Volume 4, Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse (Monograph). SYO2424.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1975. RCHME Volume 4, Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse.

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Record last edited

Mar 23 2020 1:32PM

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