Building record MYO1657 - 3-4 Colliergate


An early 18th century house with earlier origins, now a shop, extended and remodelled in the late 18th and early 19th century; 20th century shopfront.


Grid reference Centred SE 6047 5191 (15m by 16m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

Pair of houses, now two shops. Early C18, with earlier origins; extended and remodelled in late C18 and early C19; C20 shopfronts. Painted brick with doorcase and eaves cornice of timber; brick coped pantile roof with brick stacks.

EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 1-window front to No.3, 3-window front to Nos 4 and 4a. Shopfronts flank round-arched doorcase of plain pilasters with fluted impost band and recessed door of 6 raised panels beneath blocked radial fanlight. First and second floor windows are 12-pane sashes to Nos 4 and 4a, 16-pane sashes to No.3, all with painted sills and flat arches of orange rubbed brick, those on second floor painted. 3-course raised band of brick beneath second floor. Fluted inverted bell rainwaterhead to right of centre of moulded modillion cornice.

INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM record remains of the roof of an earlier house in the party wall. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 118).
Listing NGR: SE6047051914

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

House and Shop, No. 3, built c. 1800, is of three storeys over a cellar. The cellar and the second floor are now only accessible from No. 4. In the party wall between Nos. 3 and 4 are the remains of a roof of a house earlier than either of the present buildings.

House, No. 4, was built in the early 18th-century and heightened c. 1800 to give attic accommodation and to match the height of No. 3 adjoining. It is of three storeys and attics. The ground floor has been gutted for a modern shop. The first floor has one room occupying the full width of the three-bay front and a second room and staircase behind. The staircase has a heavy close string and widely-spaced turned balusters (Fig. 11j). The roof is constructed in two parallel spans.

Monument 107-108; City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 118

NMR Information

613515 Architectural Survey Investigation by RCHME/EH Architectural Survey

BF060476 4 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 7:57PM


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