Building record MYO1126 - 45-51 Monkgate

Summary

45-51 Monkgate, a row of 4 houses built in 1830-40. Includes attached walls and railings

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6074 5243 (27m by 31m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (6)

Full Description

Row of 4 houses, now houses and guesthouses. 1830-40. Brick in Flemish bond with painted stone dressings and slate roofs. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys plus attic and basement. Each house 2 bays. The facade of No.45 projects slightly, and Nos 47-51 have a continuous first floor sill band. The windows are glazing bar sashes with rusticated lintels with false keystones. The lintels to No.45 are of unpainted stone. No.51 has a wide canted bay window at ground floor and cellar level which has sashes without glazing bars and a cornice. Each house has an attic dormer. The doorways are in the right-hand bays, except for No.45, which has a doorway in the left-hand bay. The doorcases have engaged fluted Doric columns and panelled reveals. The doors have 6 panels and have overlights. The overlights to Nos 45 and 47 are glazed with margin panes. Ridge chimneys between houses. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: the garden front walls are of brick with stone and concrete copings. Nos 45 and 51 have cast-iron gates with turned gateposts which have ball finials. No.47 has similar gate piers but no gate. To the left of the gate to No.45 the wall is curved and carries railings. The front and left-hand side walls to No.51 also carry railings, with cast-iron spear finials. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO: 1975-: 88).
Listing NGR: SE6073652433

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

Nos. 45–51 (odd), dating from 1830–40, form a terrace and are of three storeys with basements and attics. The doorcases have reeded half-columns. The windows of Nos. 47–51 have decorated key blocks and continuous sill-bands on the first floor.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO: 1975-: 88. Monument 263

NMR Information
List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest District of York, 14-MAR-1997

BF060879 45-51 MONKGATE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued


NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

RCHME, 1975, RCHME Volume 4, Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse (Monograph). SYO2424.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1975. RCHME Volume 4, Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse.

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Nov 10 2020 4:11PM

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