Building record MYO4794 - 16 Skeldergate


Number 16 Skeldergate, a house built in the early 19th century and converted into a malt house in the late 19th century. Demolished 1965.


Grid reference SE 6018 5153 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

No. 16, early 19th-century, was originally a dwelling, but in the latter part of the century it was converted to a malt house by removal of the first floor, roof and partitions, leaving only the outer walls. A heating chamber was inserted, with the malting floor at the level of the original first-floor window sills. At ground level a passageway runs on all four sides, between the outer walls and the furnace. The building is of brick with slate roof. The street front, of two storeys and five bays wide, was originally symmetrical. The central entrance is a later 19th-century replacement; the windows have flush moulded frames, segmental arches and red brick dressings. Above the oversailing courses which formed the eaves cornice the brickwork has been heightened by four courses. The malting floor, of glazed, perforated tiles, approximately 12 in. square by 2½ in. thick, is supported on angle irons. Demolished 1965.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 3, South west. (Monument 109)

NMR Information
BF061139 16 SKELDERGATE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building.

RCHME, 1972, RCHME City of York Volume III South-west of the Ouse (Monograph). SYO64.

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

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Digital archive: NMR. 2019. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1972. RCHME City of York Volume III South-west of the Ouse.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 4 2020 9:59AM


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