Building record MYO1229 - 23 Market Street, Burns Hotel


The Burns Hotel formerly listed as The Hansom Cab. Public house built in the mid 19th century and incorporating an adjacent house of early 18th century date, formerly one of a pair with number 21. The building has a 20th century public house front.


Grid reference SE 6034 5180 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Public house. Mid C19 incorporating adjacent house of early C18, formerly one of a pair with No.21 (qv); C20 public house front.

MATERIALS: early C18 part incised stucco, with coved plaster eaves. Mid C19 part of pink and grey mottled brick in Flemish bond at front, English garden wall bond on right return; timber shopfront and boxed eaves, on modillions on right return. Both builds have slate roofs, C19 part hipped, with brick stacks.

EXTERIOR: 4-storey, 2-window front to C19 part to left of C18 front of 2 storeys and attic and 2 windows. Entrance in C19 part in inn front of sunk-panel pilasters with imposts and moulded cornice; half glazed and panelled door with radial fanlight to left of three round-headed radial glazed sash windows over panelled risers. Upper floor windows are 12-pane sashes, diminishing in height on each floor, with painted stone sills and flat arches of brick. C18 part has 12-pane sash windows with painted stone sills on ground and first floors, and gabled dormer with 2x6-pane sliding sash to attic.

INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records original plan form survives on second and third floors.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 158). Listing NGR: SE6035351791

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

The Hansom Cab, p.h., No. 23, formerly the Burns Hotel, of four storeys, attics and cellars, was built in the second quarter of the 19th century. It is of stock brick, with slated roof, and has a two-bay front elevation with a modern ground floor. It has been altered inside but the second and third floors retain the original planning, including internal rooms with borrowed light from the landings and staircase at the rear.

Monument 269; City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 158

NMR Information

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

Related Monuments; Is referred to by 535640 (21 Market Street)

BF060775 THE HANSOM CAB PUBLIC HOUSE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

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

Sources/Archives (2)

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

Protected Status/Designation

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jul 4 2020 12:09PM


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