Building record MYO852 - 1-6 Skeldergate


Block of houses with shops, late C19


Grid reference SE 6014 5160 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


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Shops and offices. 1892 on rainwater head; renovated 1991. Red brick in English garden wall bond, banded in blue brick, with corbel cornice of moulded brick. Slate roof with brick stacks; half-ogee roof of lead to ashlar oriel window. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 4-bay front, with right end bay of 3 storeys and attic; both end bays gabled, with ball and pedestal finials. Openings in end bays are recessed beneath full height semicircular arches on pilasters, corbelled out at first floor level. Shopfronts on ground floor framed in panelled pilasters with fluted inserts, moulded imposts and grooved console brackets beneath dentilled cornices; glazed shop doors with overlights to left of windows over low panelled risers. Right end bay has 4-light mullion and transom oriel window on first floor; on second floor are paired 1-pane sashes beneath twin 4-centred arches, corbelled in centre and pilastered at each side; paired small 1-pane sashes with continuous sill and lintel in attic. Windows elsewhere are single or paired 4-pane sashes with ashlar sills beneath cambered arches of moulded brick; top floor window in left end bay is a narrow round-arched 4-pane sash. Rainwater head on moulded brick brackets at left end. INTERIOR: close string staircase with slender stick balusters, moulded and ramped-up handrail with turned newels.
Listing NGR: SE6010851609

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

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Record last edited

Jan 24 2020 3:34PM


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