Building record MYO1020 - 31 and 32 Parliament Street


Numbers 31-9 Parliamment Street, a group of nine shops and house built between 1835 and 1840. The buildings are listed as 31 and 32; 33; 34; 35 and 36; 37; 38; and 39 Parliament Street.


Grid reference SE 6037 5185 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Two houses with shops. 1836-39, with later alterations and C19 shopfronts. Pink-grey mottled brick in Flemish bond, with moulded timber eaves cornice; brick stacks to hipped slate roof with angle scrolls. EXTERIOR: 4-storey, 3-window front. Shopfront to No.31 has sunk panel pilasters, broad fascia and dentil cornice, and half-glazed door and plate glass windows over raised panel risers: recessed panelled door and overlight in panelled reveal incorporated at right end. Shopfront to No.32, framed in pilasters with imposts, beneath sloped fascia and bold moulded cornice incorporating blind boxes, has half-glazed door on corner. Windows on first and second floors are 12-pane sashes, on third floor unequal 9-pane sashes, all with painted stone sills and flat arches of brick. Fluted bowl rainwater head at left end of cornice. Right return: 4 storeys, irregular fenestration. Shopfront to No.32 returns, partly blocked by painted brick, and incorporates pilastered doorcase to right of centre. Windows are mainly 12-pane sashes, with unequal 9-pane sashes on third floor: openings at left end of second and third floors are blind. INTERIOR: not inspected. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 174).
Listing NGR: SE6037651859

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

NMR Information:

Numbers 31-2 : Four storey, three bay building, built of red common brick, laid in Flemish bond, with hipped slate roof.

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

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Record last edited

Aug 16 2019 12:36PM


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