Building record MYO1107 - 55 Monkgate


House and garden of 19th century date. The building is of two storeys and is built of brick. The house was altered in 1922.


Grid reference SE 6074 5245 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

House. c1812. Probably built for John Mason. Brick with interlocking red tile roof. EXTERIOR: symmetrical, of 2 storeys and 3 bays. On the ground floor there are brick bows with curved glazing bar sash windows and flat lead roofs. The 1st floor windows are sashed with painted rusticated lintels. The doorcase has fluted pilasters, frieze blocks with a diagonal pattern, and a rectangular overlight with margin panes and crossed glazing bars. The door has 6 raised and fielded panels. The timber gutter is supported by paired rectangular brackets. Gable chimneys. INTERIOR: not inspected. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO: 1975-: 88-9).
Listing NGR: SE6074952455

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

No. 55, was probably built by John Mason between 1809 and 1815 (YCA, E96, ff. 126–126v; YML, Vicars Choral Lease Book No. 4, 141). It has a symmetrical front elevation of three bays; the central doorway has recessed pilasters and a fanlight with geometrical glazing pattern.

'Houses: Monkgate', in An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 4, Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse (London, 1975), pp. 87-91. Monument 265

NMR Information

BF060881 55 MONKGATE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

RCHME, 1975, RCHME Volume 4, Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse (Monograph). SYO2424.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1975. RCHME Volume 4, Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse.

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Record last edited

Nov 10 2020 4:11PM


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