Building record MYO1514 - 38 and 40 Gillygate


A pair of houses built circa 1785-90, converted to shops and flats in the 19th century.


Grid reference SE 6018 5236 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

House, now 2 shops and flat. Late C18 with late C19 and C20 alterations. Brick with pantiled roof.

EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. On the ground floor there are shopfronts with pilaster strips which have sunken panels, a painted fascia board, and a central doorway to the flat flanked by shop doors, all glazed. At the left on the 1st floor there is a glazing bar sash window with a rubbed brick flat arch. To its right there is a blind recess with a similar arch. At the right there is a sashed canted oriel window with a dentilled cornice. Above, there is an attic dormer with casements and a flat roof. The gutter is carried on rectangular timber brackets. Gable chimneys.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

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

House, Nos. 38, 40, was built in the late 18th century, probably c. 1787, this date having appeared on a pump formerly in the back yard. It has been altered by the conversion of the ground floor to shops. The house is of two storeys, rectangular on plan with four rooms disposed about a central entrance passage widening to a staircase at the back. Some of the rooms retain original cornices, simply moulded.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 74. Monument 129

NMR Information

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

BF060589 38-40 GILLYGATE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

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 4 2020 12:08PM


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