Building record MYO1727 - 12 and 12A Church Street


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Grid reference SE 6043 5195 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


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Shops and offices. Two separate builds of 1836-39, with C20 alterations and shopfronts. Orange grey mottled brick in Flemish bond with moulded timber cornices; slate roofs, hipped over corner bay, with brick stacks. Two fronts on corner site. EXTERIOR: Church Street front: 3 storeys and mezzanine; 6 bays, one bay canted on corner. King's Square front: one bay continues from Church Street to right of main front of 4 storeys, 4 bays. Church Street front: shopfront to No.12, entered from King's Square, extends round corner, and incorporates 6-panel upstairs door. Shopfront to No.12A has part glazed door between plate glass windows over beaded panel risers. Mezzanine floor has lunette window in moulded semicircular arch over No.12A; other windows are squat 6-pane fixed lights, some altered to 2- or 3-light small-pane casements. First and second floors have 12-pane sash windows with slender glazing bars, taller on first floor, with one inserted first floor casement, and one blocked at left end of second floor. All windows have narrow painted sills and flat arches. Rebated corner bay has 2-light casement to mezzanine, 2x5-pane casement window in enlarged opening on first floor and unaltered window on second floor. Windows in King's Square bay are unaltered. Moulded raised band above mezzanine, and moulded eaves cornice on shaped brackets. King's Square front has 6-panel passage door at left end of shopfront. First floor windows are tall 12-pane sashes with slender glazing bars, over painted stone sill band. Second floor has two 16-pane sash windows, the third two squat 8-pane sashes, with painted stone sills. All windows have flat arches. Moulded modillion eaves cornice. INTERIOR: not inspected. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 117).
Listing NGR: SE6043051957

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

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Aug 17 2017 10:12AM


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