Building record MYO1406 - 7 High Petergate


A house built in the 17th century and remodelled in the early 19th century. A shopfront was inserted in the late 19th century and the building is now in use as offices.


Grid reference SE 6014 5220 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

House, now offices. C17, remodelled early C19; late C19 shopfront. Plastered front, rear of orange-grey brick in English garden-wall bond; timber moulded and modillioned eaves cornice; pantile roof, hipped at front, with brick stacks.

EXTERIOR: 3-storey 1-window front, with jettied first and second floors. Shopfront has door and overlight to left of large-pane window. First floor window is 16-pane, second floor unequal 9-pane sash. Royal Insurance firemark to right of first floor window. Rear: gabled front with 4-pane sash window on first floor.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 183). Listing NGR: SE6014652202

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

House, No. 7. of three storeys, consists of a small timber-framed part at the front, built possibly in the 16th century, behind which is a later addition of 17th or 18th-century origin, but the whole building was altered and refitted in the early 19th century. None of the framing is visible externally or internally, but both upper floors are jettied on the front. The plan is now typically Georgian, with a central transverse staircase between single rooms, to front and rear, which have the fireplaces backing onto the staircase.

The front elevation is rendered and has 19th-century sash windows, cornice and hipped, slated roof. The gabled back wall is of the 19th century and there is a large modern addition extending further to the rear. Inside there is astop-chamfered ceiling beam in the back room on the ground floor; otherwise, all fittings are of the early 19th century and include a staircase with square balusters.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York. Volume V, the Central Area. P 183. London: RCHME. Monument 328

NMR Information

BF061004 7 HIGH 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 14 2020 3:05PM


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