Building record MYO1861 - Bishopgate House 1 Bishopgate Street


House, now offices. c1860, altered C20.


Grid reference SE 6029 5120 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

House, now offices. c1860, altered C20. Brick with hipped slate roof. Curved plan, with concave facade. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 3 bays. The windows are sashed with brick flat arches. The central doorway is reached by external stone steps on a brick base. The doorcase has panelled pilasters, panelled reveals, and a mutuled cornice. The door has 4 glazed panels above 2 recessed panels, and the tall overlight has a central division. The timber gutter is carried on shaped brackets. Chimneys at left, behind ridge to left of centre, and behind ridge towards right. INTERIOR: not inspected.
Listing NGR: SE5998050690

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

Bishopgate House (1 Bishopgate Street) was historically part of a larger house known as Cherry Hill House that was built by the Richardson family in c.1780 who owned and built an adjacent industrial works. The standing fabric today largely dates from the rebuilding of what was in effect the north range of Cherry Hill House in c.1860. It has then been altered during the 20th century as the original domestic use changed to office uses associated with the industrial works to the rear. In the 1940s older parts of Cherry Hill House were demolished as was a later (Victorian) rear extension to Bishopgate House and the works were expanded to occupy the location of this house and its garden. What is now Bishopgate House acquired its current footprint from this date. By the early 1980s the works had ceased operation and were subsequently demolished and replaced with the modern housing estate at the rear of Bishopgate House (Heritage Statement 2021). More information on history and ownership in Heritage Statement.

Humble Heritage, 2021, 1 Bishopgate St HER ST (Unpublished document). SYO2636.

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  • --- Unpublished document: Humble Heritage. 2021. 1 Bishopgate St HER ST.

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Record last edited

Jun 11 2021 11:33AM


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