Monument record MYO4820 - 19 North Street


The site of number 19 North Street, an early 18th century house, in use as a shop in 1988 and subsiquently demolished.


Grid reference SE 6008 5174 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Originally of the early 18th century, consists of a main block towards the street and a gabled wing behind, possibly but not certainly a somewhat later addition. Internally the building has been much altered, especially in recent years, and the original ground-floor plan completely destroyed by the formation of a carriageway to S. and an inserted shop front. At first floor one front room has original panelling. The staircase is of the late 18th century.

On the E. front four sash windows to the upper storey have stone sills which appear to have been lowered about 1 ft. or more; the window heads extend to the timber eaves cornice. The back wing is of red brick. All the openings in the S. elevation have elliptical arched heads formed of a single course of headers. The W. gable is mostly in stretcher bond but with occasional courses of headers; the gable parapet is of good tumbled brickwork. The N. side, completely stuccoed, was formerly a party wall with an adjoining building now demolished, of which parts of a stone chimney survive.

Internally few old features survive. The late 18th-century staircase has turned balusters with square knops, moulded and swept handrail, and square newels; from first floor to attic the design is simplified. In the attic is a short length of reused 17th-century balustrading. A first-floor room has original panelling with bolection mouldings, surmounted by a plaster cornice.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 3, South west. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1972. Monument 102

NMR Information

BF060939 19 NORTH STREET, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

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 14 2020 4:43PM


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