Building record MYO1444 - 103 Heslington Road, Herdsman's Cottage, Walmgate Stray


Formerly know as The Herdsman's Cottage. Farm labourers cottage dating from circa 1845, now in use as a house.


Grid reference SE 6139 5104 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

House. c1840-50. Mottled brick with slate roof.

EXTERIOR: single storey. One bay to each side of porch. The windows are glazing bar sashes. The roof is carried down above 2 projecting brick walls to form an open porch. The inner doorway has a door with 6 raised and fielded panels, and an overlight with margin panes. A lower wing at the left is blind except for a small window towards its right.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

HISTORICAL NOTE: formerly the herdsman's cottage of Walmgate Stray. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO: 1975-: 75).

Listing NGR: SE6139551049

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

Cottage, No. 103, was built in the last decade before 1850; it is marked on the OS map of 1852 as The Herdsman's Cottage. It is a small single-storey dwelling in plain brick with hung-sash windows, all much restored.

'Houses: De Grey Street-Heslington Road', in An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 4, Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse (London, 1975), pp. 69-76. Monument 146.

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

BF060659 103 HESLINGTON ROAD, YORK File of material relating to a site or building.
BF112240 Walmgate Stray Pasture Master's House, York Also known as the Herdsman's Cottage.

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

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

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Digital archive: NMR. 2019. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1975. RCHME Volume 4, Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse.

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Record last edited

Mar 17 2020 4:26PM


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