Building record MYO1544 - 23 Fossgate


Number 23 Fossgate is a house dating from the late 17th century, with mid 19th century alterations.


Grid reference SE 6056 5175 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

House with shop. Early C19, with earlier origins; later alterations and extension. Front of painted brick in Flemish bond with shopfront and eaves guttering of timber; returns of orange brick, rear tile-hung: shallow-pitched roof, tile at front, pantile at rear, with left end brick stack.

EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-window front. Plain shopfront of pilasters and fascia between grooved consoles, with glazed and panelled door and overlight recessed between plate glass windows. First and second floor windows are 12-pane sashes with slender glazing bars and painted stone sills: all have flat arches, those on second floor masked by eaves band and box guttering on paired modillion brackets.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 132).
Listing NGR: SE6029751804

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

House, No. 23, of three storeys, was built of brick in the late 17th century. The front has been refaced and the whole subjected to many alterations, including changes in the floor levels, necessitating modifications to the original staircase, with bulbous balusters, which rises round a narrow well trans versely between front and back rooms. At the back, three-centred arches indicate the positions of original windows.

Monument 166; City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 13

NMR Information

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

BF060560 23 FOSSGATE, 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

Jun 16 2020 12:29PM


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