Building record MYO1392 - 12-18 High Petergate


Number 12-18 High Petergate, formerly numbers 101-4 High Petergate. A row of four house, rebuilt as tenements, now shops and flats. The buildings are timber framed and are probably of 15th century origin, they were reconstructed circa 1905 by Temple Moore.


Grid reference Centred SE 6016 5220 (21m by 23m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (7)

Full Description

Formerly known as: Nos.101-104 HIGH PETERGATE. Row of four tenements, now shops, flats and doctors' surgery. Probably C15 originally, reconstructed c1905 by Temple Moore. Timber-framed, front encased in plaster; left return of brick on ground floor, upper floors rendered with exposed framing, most renewed; timber shopfronts; plain tile roof and brick stacks with stepped brick cornices.

EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attics; 8-window front, two bays to left end gabled; first floor jettied with exposed framing. Shopfronts framed in posts with brackets at the head beneath delicate dentilled cornice and jetty bressumer: doors are half glazed and panelled with radial fanlights, shop windows bowed or fixed, all with small-pane glazing. Windows on first floor are of 2, 3 or 4-light square lattice casements with moulded timber mullions: attic windows in gables and half-hipped dormers are similar.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

(Bartholomew City Guides: Hutchinson J and Palliser DM: York: Edinburgh: 1980-: 165; City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 181). Listing NGR: SE6016852208

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

(322) Range of houses, Nos. 12-18 (even). Of timber-framed construction, was built in the early 20th century as a replica of a two-storeyed late medieval building which previously stood on the site. It incorporates some reused timbers, presumably from the earlier building.

SYO65: 1981. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York. Volume V, the Central Area. P 181. London: RCHME. Monument 324

NMR Information

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

BF061009 12-18 HIGH PETERGATE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

Architect TEMPLE LUSHINGTON MOORE 1895 1915 Articled to George Gilbert Scott.

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

May 14 2020 4:15PM


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