Building record MYO1134 - 3 Monk Bar Court


Public house built in the mid 18th century, altered in the 19th century and converted into a house in the 20th century.


Grid reference SE 6052 5225 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Public house, now house. Probably mid C18 with C19 and C20 alteration. Front part orange-red brick, part orange brick, in English garden-wall bond, with brick dentil cornice; timber doorcase; rear orange-brown brick in stretcher bond; pantile roof with rebuilt brick stacks.

EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with cellars; 3-window front. Cellar openings flank front steps. Double flight of steps leads to right of centre entrance with Tuscan doorcase of engaged fluted columns and plain cornice: door is of 6 raised and fielded panels beneath lozenge patterned overlight. Small 2-pane sash window inserted in altered doorway to left. 12-pane sash window to right, and far right part-glazed door beneath flat brick arch behind yard wall. Remaining windows are 4-pane sashes with painted stone sills, those on ground floor with segmental arches of soldier bricks, painted lintels on first floor.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 141). Listing NGR: SE6053052262

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

House, No. 3, said to have been The Albion p.h. at one time and probably one of those offered for sale together with the nearby Albion Iron and Brass Foundry in YG, 17 Dec. 1859, is an 18th-century structure which was largely rebuilt and refitted in the second quarter of the 19th century. It is now asymmetrical and double-fronted; the front doorway, approached by stone steps, has fluted demi-columns carrying a plain cornice above a fanlight with geometrical patterned glazing bars. Two brick barrel-vaulted cellars with openings at the front confirm the suggestion that the building was once a public house.

Monument 205; City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 141

NMR Information

Alternate Name (Former) The Albion Public House

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

BF060606 3 MONK BAR COURT, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

RCHME, 1981, City of York Volume V: The Central Area (Monograph). SYO65.

NMR, 2019, NMR data (Digital archive). SYO2214.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Digital archive: NMR. 2019. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1981. City of York Volume V: The Central Area.

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Record last edited

Jun 5 2020 12:09PM


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