Building record MYO1649 - 20 Colliergate


House, now shop. Early 18th century with late 19th and 20th century alterations. Exterior: 3-storey 2-window front.


Grid reference SE 6050 5188 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

House, now shop. Early C18 with late C19 and C20 alterations. Painted brick in Flemish bond with timber shopfront and moulded modillion cornice; tiled roof with brick stack.

EXTERIOR: 3-storey 2-window front. Shopfront of plain pilasters and moulded dentil cornice on carved brackets with glazed door between plate glass windows. First and second floor windows are 4-pane sashes with painted stone sills and painted flat arches of rubbed brick. Rear: 3-storey 1-window wing with brick-coped gable. Lower floors obscured by later building: renewed 2-light window to second floor. Raised brick bands visible to second and attic floors.

INTERIOR: close string staircase from first to second floors with turned balusters, square newels and moulded handrail. 3-panel doors survive on first floor.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 120).
Listing NGR: SE6050651885

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

House, No. 20, is small, of the mid 18th century, with the ground floor converted to a shop. The first floor was refitted in the early 19th century. On plan the house has a front and a back room with the staircase placed transversely between them. The front part is roofed parallel to the street and the front windows have gauged brick arches. The back part, with platbands at each floor, is roofed at right angles to finish with a rear gable. The staircase has a close string, square newels and turned balusters.

Monument 118; City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 120

NMR Information

613515 Architectural Survey Investigation by RCHME/EH Architectural Survey

BF060486 20 COLLIERGATE, 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 15 2020 4:15PM


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