Building record MYO1604 - The Market Tavern Public House (26 Coppergate)

Summary

Late 15th century timber framed building, altered in the 18th and 19th centuries, extended in the 19th century and restored in the late 20th century. The building was known as the Market Tavern from at least the mid 19th to the mid 20th century and is now a restaurant. The 15th century front wing is three storeyed, with the first and second floors jettied out over the street. The brick-built rear wing is 17th century in date and two storeyed.

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Grid reference SE 6044 5171 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

House, now restaurant. Late C15; C17 rear wing, extended in C19; C18 and C19 alterations; renovated in late C20. MATERIALS: front range timber-framed, now with brick infilling, plastered and white-washed; timber eaves band, pierced by quatrefoils, and bracketed cornice to steeply-pitched tiled roof. Rear wing of brick, rendered and white-washed, with roofs of slate and pantile. Brick stacks are rebuilt. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-bay front range, first and second floors jettied; 2-storey wing with cellar to rear. Renewed glazed door and windows in shopfront of plain pilasters and moulded cornice on carved brackets. First floor windows are 4-pane sashes, on second floor 2-light casements. Ornate console brackets, quatrefoil in section, attached beneath second floor jetty. INTERIOR: lowest flight of spiral staircase survives in cellar beside chimneybreast against right wall: upper flights removed. In front range, posts, braces, transverse and spine beams survive almost intact, including numbered second floor joists, visible on first floor, and studded partition wall without infill on second floor. On first and second floors, original right end wall with studding and plastered infill survives. Front range has fireplace with lintel of tooled stone on ground floor; in wing, wide fireplace with cambered timber lintel, rebated cupboard and chamfered candle shelf. Three small fireplaces all with cambered brick arches on first floor. House was The Market Tavern at least from mid C19 to mid C20. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 128; Brinklow D and Stockwell M: No.26 Coppergate: 1984-).
Listing NGR: SE6044351715

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

NMR:
Late 15th century timber framed building, altered in the 18th and 19th centuries, extended in the 19th century and restored in the late 20th century. The building was known as the Market Tavern from at least the mid 19th to the mid 20th century and is now a restaurant. The 15th century front wing is three storeyed, with the first and second floors jettied out over the street. The brick-built rear wing is 17th century in date and two storeyed. Listed Grade II*.
List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest District of York, 14-MAR-1997

Related object BF060519 THE MARKET TAVERN PUBLIC HOUSE, YORK

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Jul 6 2020 12:03PM

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