Building record MYO1109 - 57 and 59 Monkgate


A pair of houses built circa 1835, with alterations in the 20th century. Now in use as shops and flats.


Grid reference SE 6076 5245 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Pair of houses, now shop and flats. c1835 with early C20 alterations. Brick with slate roof. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and 4 bays. The windows to the upper storeys are glazing bar sashes with brick flat arches and projecting stone sills. The ground floor has a shopfront which projects forwards under a flat roof and continues around the corner to occupy one bay of the right-hand return wall. Above the shopfront 2 brick arches to former window openings are visible in the front wall. Chimney at right of ridge. The right-hand return wall is of 3 bays. The left-hand bay has blind window recesses to the upper storeys and the right-hand bay has a similar recess to the ground and 2nd floors. The central bay has a tall round-headed stair window rising through the 1st and 2nd floors. 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-: 89).
Listing NGR: SE6076352455

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

Nos. 57, 59, a three-storey pair now converted to a single shop on the ground floor, were probably built between 1830 and 1840 and were certainly there by 1843 when No. 57 was occupied by John Catton (Directory).

'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 266

NMR Information

BF060882 57-59 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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