EYO6202 - York City Walls (Walmgate Bar) Repair and Restoration

Type

Repair

Location

Location Walmgate Bar
Grid reference SE 6107 5141 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

City of York Council

Date

Not recorded.

Map

Description

Installation of bollards to protect columns (final stage of contract, details to be agreed with Highways); insertion of internal support system to hold timber-frame in place should one or both columns fail including restoration of upgraded balustrade at roof level; repair or replace timbers where necessary once render and lead removed, subject to agreement on-site with English Heritage; repair lead roof flashings and valleys where required; installation of thermal insulation to the structure; record and replace cornice and entablature in hardwood re-render the timber framed extension (as per render spec at Holgate Windmill); install timber platform at roof level to allow access for general public (access and safety measure) and protect roof (slip-proof decking material); replace capital and uppermost drum on two supporting columns in matching limestone; install handrail around Barbican walkway (access and safety measure); renew downpipes; repair windows/ install secondary glazing; Repaint render and timberwork; Conservation work to timber gates; Repaint and reguild heraldry and inscriptions.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: City of York Council. 2014-2016. York City Walls (Walmgate Bar) Repair and Restoration Project Documents.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • York City Walls (Walmgate Bar) (Monument)

Record last edited

Apr 1 2016 11:14AM

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