Building record MYO696 - 17 Walmgate


A house with a mid 18th century rear block and an early 19th century front block. The building was converted to a shop in the late 19th century and the shopfront had been altered by 1997.


Grid reference SE 6064 5162 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

House and shop. Early C19 front to mid C18 rear block with altered late C19 shopfront. Buff-brown brick in Flemish bond with timber shopfront; timber eaves frieze and guttering on paired modillions to pantile roof.

EXTERIOR: 3-storey 1-window front. Shopfront framed in part-grooved pilasters with moulded imposts beneath fascia and moulded cornice between grooved and dentilled brackets with triangular gablets. Plate glazed door and window over glazed brick riser. Tripartite window with 4:12:4-pane sashes on first floor: on second floor, two squat 12-pane sashes; all windows have painted sills and channelled lintels.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 239).
Listing NGR: SE6064451626

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

(524) House, No. 17, comprises a three-storey front block of early 19th-century date, roofed parallel to the street, and a mid 18th-century back part, of two storeys and attics, roofed at right angles to the front. Timber framing in the party wall between Nos. 17 and 19 belongs to an earlier two-storey structure on the site, probably of the 16th century and a survival from the extensive buildings belonging to Alderman Holme in 1542 on the site of Nos. 15–25. By 1561 these had been split into two properties. The front part of No. 17 has a shop on the ground floor and a single large room, 34 ft. long, on the first floor. In the back part a mid 18th-century staircase with open string and turned balusters rises to the first floor only.

City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 239

NMR Information

List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. District of York, 14-MAR-1997

BF061238 17 WALMGATE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

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

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1981. City of York Volume V: The Central Area.

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Jul 6 2020 2:19PM


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