Monument record MYO5008 - 50-51 Fossgate


The front range, of three storeys and timber-framed, was built in the late 15th century. It was originally of three bays, roofed parallel with the street, but the N. bay was formed into a separate tenement in the early 19th century (Demolished 1964)


Grid reference SE 6052 5178 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

House, Nos. 50, 51 (Fig. 81), was built in the late 18th century. It was three-storeyed, of brick, with a front five bays wide between end pilasters but incorporated fragments of a timber-framed building, probably of late mediaeval date and comprising two parallel ranges, gabled to the street, each 12½ ft. wide and three bays deep. The interior had been much altered and divided into two shops. Demolished 1964.

Monument 175; 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

BF060569 50-51 FOSSGATE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

RCHME, 1981, City of York Volume V: The Central Area (Monograph). SYO65.

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

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Digital archive: NMR. 2019. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1981. City of York Volume V: The Central Area.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 17 2020 2:14PM


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