Building record MYO672 - 111 Walmgate BOWES MORRELL HOUSE
|Grid reference||SE 6094 5147 (point)|
|Unitary Authority||City of York, North Yorkshire|
|Civil Parish||York, City of York, North Yorkshire|
Type and Period (8)
- JETTIED HOUSE (c1400, Medieval - 1380 AD to 1420 AD)
- HOUSE (Later alterations, Medieval to Unknown - 1421 AD)
- HOUSE (Late C17, Late C17 - 1667 AD to 1699 AD)
- HOUSE (1966, C20 - 1966 AD to 1966 AD)
- OFFICE (Now, Undated)
- HALL HOUSE (c1400, Medieval - 1380 AD to 1420 AD)
- HOUSE (C20 - 1932 AD to 1932 AD)
- TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1500 AD to 1599 AD)
Formerly known as: No.117 WALMGATE. House, now offices. c1400, with later extensions, one of late C17; restored 1966. Timber-framed with plastered infilling and pantile roofs: C17 extension of orange brick in random bond with brick-coped gable of tumbled brick, brick stack and gabled dormer. PLAN: hall and crosswing plan, with extensions to both. EXTERIOR: 2-storey 2-window gabled crosswing to street, with jettied first floor; 2-storey 1-bay hall to right. C20 board door to hall, with single light windows on both floors of crosswing. Left return: 2-storey 3-bay crosswing to right of 2-storey 3-bay extension. Crosswing has casement, fixed or pivoting single light windows on both floors: extension has unequal 9-pane ground and first floor sashes to two bays, and blind third bay. Raised brick first floor band. INTERIOR: hall has full height posts, roughly chamfered rails and wall plates: three-quarter round moulded joists to inserted floor. Roof has crown post truss at each end with cross braces, and longitudinal braces. Crosswing has chamfered beams, one end shaped and enlarged, and rough joists, mostly original, on ground floor. On first floor, full-height posts support 4 crown post roof trusses with slightly cambered tie beams and tenoned rafters. C17 extension has chamfer-stopped beams on ground floor and large brick hearth beneath segment-arched timber bressumer; first floor room has small round-arched brick fireplace with reset basket grate. Roof is of principal trusses with collared rafters and single purlins. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 241).
Listing NGR: SE6091551516
Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005
(SE 60945147-O.S 1/2500, 1963)
1. WALMGATE 5343 (south-west side)
No 111 (formerly listed as No 117) (Rowes Morrell House)
SE 6051 SE 22/644 14.6.54 Grade II*
2. Circa 1400. Timber frame and cement. Much restored. L-shaped on plan;
2 storeys, the upper storey oversailing; 3 renewed casement windows.
Incorporates restored C16, 2-bay timber-framed wing on south-west side. Interior has much exposed timber frame. (RCHM Vol V, Monument 537).
1 List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest 362 City of York, June 1983.
2 An inventory of the historical monuments in the City of York. Volume V: the central area 241 Monument No 537 Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, England
3 List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest District of York, 14/03/1997
Related event: INVESTIGATION BY RCHME/EH ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY. Architectural Survey. 14-NOV-1995
Attached image is mid 20th century from City planning files.
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Record last edited
Feb 11 2022 12:46PM