Building record MYO1264 - 74 Low Petergate


House built in the 17th century, the front wing was built in the early 19th century and has a contemporary shopfront, with altered glazing. The building is now in use as a shop with a flat above.


Grid reference SE 6041 5199 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

House, now shop and flat. Early C19 with C17 rear wing: early C19 shop window with altered glazing. Painted brick at front and rear, with timber shopfront: slate roof with rebuilt brick stack.

EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-window front. Shopfront framed in narrow pilaster strips has glazed and moulded panel double doors to right of shallow 4-light bow window beneath full-width moulded cornice. First floor has 16-pane sash window with segmental brick arch to left of small 4-pane sash: two similar on second floor. Rear: ground floor windows are 16-pane sashes. First floor windows are 3x3-pane casements with one 2-light fixed window to wing. Wing has cogged brick eaves course.

INTERIOR: fragmentary timber-framing visible in wing.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 192). Listing NGR: SE6042251995

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

House and Shop, No. 74, an L-shaped building, formerly served as the Petergate frontage to the Old White Swan Inn in Goodramgate. The front range was rebuilt in brick in c. 1800, replacing a three-storey timber-framed range which continued the structure of No. 76. In 1552 both properties were in the possession of Robert Hall, who also owned No. 78 Low Petergate and No. 82 Goodramgate (YCA, E23, f. 92v). At the rear is a 17th-century brick wing of two storeys over a basement. The main staircase incorporates a few reused balusters of moulded urn-shape, of c. 1750; the top flight is of late 19th-century date.

Monument349. City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 192

NMR Information

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

BF061042 74 LOW PETERGATE, 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.

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Record last edited

May 26 2020 7:51PM


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