Building record MYO3935 - 8 New Street


8 New Street was built as a coach house and stable in 1745-6, it became an engine house in 1846. Identified as a Building of Merit in the Historic Core Conservation Area Appraisal.


Grid reference Centred SE 6022 5188 (15m by 12m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

(288) No. 8, of two storeys, has brick walls and tiled roofs. It was probably built shortly after 1745 as a coach-house and stable for a house, now demolished, which stood in Coney Street. In 1846 it was the enginehouse of the Yorkshire Insurance Company (Sotheran's Guide of 1846, 160) and is now used as offices. The fenestration of the front wall is entirely modern, but before alterations in the 1950s there was a blocked coach entry with a semicircular window above. In the S.W. wall are three original windows with brick segmental arches, and in the N.E. wall a 6 ft. wide blocked opening with elliptical arch. Inside, there has been much alteration and a chimney-breast was inserted in the 19th century. The staircase has reset turned balusters of earlier date.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 5, Central. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1981.

NMR Information

BF060935 8 NEW STREET, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

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

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Digital archive: NMR. 2019. NMR data.

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Record last edited

Jan 9 2023 9:20AM


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