Building record MYO983 - NUMBERS 31 AND 33 AND ATTACHED FRONT GATES AND RAILINGS
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|Grid reference||SE 5994 5144 (point)|
|Civil Parish||York, City of York, North Yorkshire|
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Pair of houses with railings attached to front. c1855, with later C19 alteration. By GT Andrews. Pink-cream mottled brick, in Flemish bond at front, rendered on right side; painted stone sill bands; timber doorcases and modillion eaves cornice; slate roof with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3-storey front with two windows to each house. Doorcases of sunk-panel pilasters and cornice hoods on foliate consoles over friezes with paterae, have 6-panel doors and semicircular fanlights in round-arched architraves with moulded imposts and moulded transoms. To right of each door, 3-light canted bay window with 4-pane centre sash. On first floor, windows are 4-pane sashes, on second floor 12-pane sashes, all with cambered brick arches, those to 31 painted. Sill bands on first and second floors. Rear: 2-storey projecting wings with pent roofs. Windows to rear of front range are 12-pane sashes. INTERIOR: No.33 has 4-panel pine doors. In ground floor front room, a crinoidal limestone fireplace with cast-iron firebasket. Staircase has turned bobbin balustrade. On first floor, front room has cast-iron firebasket in marble surround; moulded ceiling cornices. No.31 not fully inspected: decorative-tiled hall floor, staircase similar to No.33 but with newel post. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: front railings and standards on low stone plinth are turned, with flower-bud tips. Nos 31 and 33 are shown on Nathaniel Whittock's 'Bird's-eye View of the City of York in the 1850s', and probably formed part of GT Andrews' planned scheme for the newly opened-up Priory Gardens, formerly the grounds of Holy Trinity Priory (qv). (Murray H: Nathaniel Whittock's Bird's-eye View of the City of York in 1850: York: 1988-: 38).
Listing NGR: SE5994651449
Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005
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