Building record MYO1455 - 56 and 58 Goodramgate
|Grid reference||SE 6045 5206 (point)|
|Unitary Authority||City of York, North Yorkshire|
Type and Period (6)
- HOUSE (Built c.1784-94, Late C18 - 1767 AD to 1799 AD)
- HOUSE (Altered first half C19, Late C18 to Early C19 - 1800 AD to 1832 AD)
- HOUSE (Altered seconf half C19, Early C19 to Late C19 - 1833 AD to 1899 AD)
- TENEMENT (Later C19, Early C19 to Late C19 - 1833 AD to 1899 AD)
- SHOP (C20, Late C19 to C20 - 1900 AD to 1999 AD)
- OFFICE (C20 - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)
Pair of houses and attached tenements; now shops, offices and workshop. Late C18, raised, remodelled and extended in early C19; later C19 alterations and C20 shopfronts.
MATERIALS: front of painted brick in Flemish bond: rear and left return of orange-brown brick in random bond, rear raised in English garden-wall bond; cornice and shopfronts of timber; brick stacks to pantile roof, hipped at left side, gabled at rear with stone coping and shaped kneelers.
EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-window front. Shopfronts flank passage with plain door leading to rear tenements. First floor windows are 3-light canted bays with 1-pane sashes and dentilled cornices. On second floor, No.56 has one 4-pane sash, No.58 altered paired 1-pane sashes. Moulded console cornice extends full width of front. Rear: 4-storey 3-bay front: left part extended beneath heavy timber lintel supporting gabled loft. Loft has paired shuttered openings in gable end and trapdoor beneath. Right part has 4-pane sash with segmental brick arch on each floor. Left return: 3 storeys, 4 bays; various windows in altered openings.
INTERIOR: not inspected but lifting machinery is noted to survive in loft.
(RCHM: City of York: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 143). Listing NGR: SE6045752065
Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005
Houses, No. 56, 58, of three storeys in brick, were built by John Lund, the former between 1784 and 1794, for his own occupation (YCA, E95, ff. 13v–14, 152). A passageway to the rear, running between them and called Kidd's Yard, has a number of doorways opening off it, suggesting that there were originally separate tenements or shops within the property. The building was altered at the rear for some industrial purpose during the first half of the 19th century and a large loft formed, in which simple lifting machinery remains, beneath a wide gable. In 1830 part of the building was occupied by a whitesmith (Directory).
Monument 221; RCHM: City of York: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 143
List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. District of York, 14-MAR-1997
BF060635 56-58 GOODRAMGATE, 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.
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Jun 14 2020 11:11AM