Building record MYO1872 - 19 Bishophill Senior


House, built in the early 18th century, with early 19th century extension and 20th century modernisation. It was used as a prison in the 19th century and a social club in the 20th. Exterior: 3-storey 1-window front, gable end to street. Entrance in 2-storey porch projecting from right return.


Grid reference Centred SE 6007 5150 (13m by 12m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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Full Description

House. Early C18, with early C19 extension and C20 modernisation. Front of pink-orange brick in Flemish bond, with orange-red brick quoins and dressings and ashlar doorcase; right return of stucco. Dentil and modillion eaves on three sides. Slate hipped roof with brick stacks and wrought-iron corner brackets. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 1-window front, gable end to street. Entrance in 2-storey porch projecting from right return. Street front has tripartite sash with 12-pane centre window, with renewed sill, on ground floor. On first floor, canted oriel window with 3x18-pane sashes beneath dentil cornice. Squat 6-pane sash with painted stone sill and flat arch of gauged brick on second floor. Raised brick bands at first and second floor levels. Rear: 16-pane first floor sash and squat 8-pane second floor sash. Right return: 3 storeys 3 bays; 2-storey projecting porch, with moulded stone cornice, in centre. Plain pedimented doorcase and architrave in porch left return, with door of six raised and fielded panels and overlight. Ground and first floor windows are unequal 15-pane sashes, those on second floor squat 6-pane sashes, all with rendered sills and keyblocks. Raised bands at first and second floor levels. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records original staircase with 2 turned balusters per tread and moulded handrail. A single original fireplace in first-floor south-west room. (City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 61-62).
Listing NGR: SE6007751503

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

NMR Information
BF060374 COOKES SOCIAL CLUB, YORK File of material relating to a site or building.

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Record last edited

Jan 24 2020 5:29PM


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