Building record MYO1545 - 24 Fossgate and attached tenements


An early 19th century house, with tenement block in wing to the rear and later 19th century shopfront and windows.


Grid reference SE 6057 5175 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Includes: Row of tenements attached to No.24 Fossgate STRAKER'S PASSAGE. House, and row of 3 tenements attached at rear fronting on Straker's Passage; now shop. Early C19 with later C19 shopfront and windows.

MATERIALS: brown brick in Flemish bond with painted stone dressings and timber guttering on paired modillions; shallow-pitched slate roof with left end brick stack. Tenements of orange-red brick in English garden-wall bond, pantile roof and brick stacks.

EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-window front. Shopfront of fluted pilasters beneath plain fascia and cornice, between fluted consoles. Small-pane shop door with overlight recessed between plate glass windows: flat arch to Straker's Passage to right. First and second floor windows are 4-pane sashes with painted stone sills and channelled wedge lintels with keyblocks. Tenements: 2-storey 3-window front. Ground floor openings blocked or altered. On first floor, two of three original 16-pane sash windows survive. Openings have flat arches of orange brick.

INTERIOR: of house: close string staircase with stick balusters, slender turned newels and ramped-up moulded handrail rises from first to second floor.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 133).
Listing NGR: SE6057351755

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

NMR Information

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

BF060562 24 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.

Walker Nicholas Architects, 2015, 24 Fossgate (Unpublished document). SYO1740.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Unpublished document: Walker Nicholas Architects. 2015. 24 Fossgate.
  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1981. City of York Volume V: The Central Area.

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Record last edited

Jun 17 2020 11:29AM


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