Building record MYO1658 - 5 Colliergate


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.


Grid reference SE 6047 5190 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

House, now shop. Possibly C16 with C18 extension attached at rear; restored and partly rebuilt c1930. Timber-framed with plastered infilling; extension of orange-red brick in English garden-wall bond; tiled roof with brick stack.

EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic; 1-window gabled front, with jettied first floor and restored timber-framing exposed. Shop door flanked by original posts with C20 nail-studded door beneath ogee-arched lintel, to left of shop window. Upper floor windows are of 3 lights with timber mullions and leaded square-lattice lights. 2-storey extension has renewed windows on each floor.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 118).
Listing NGR: SE6047551904

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

No. 5, now a shop, is of two storeys, partly timber-framed, jettied and gabled to the street, and probably 16th-century. The timber-framed part is now of only two bays, but an extension at the back in brick may replace an original framed third bay. The front bay is divided into two storeys by an original floor, but the floor in the second bay is an insertion and there is no evidence for original partitions between the two bays in either storey. The building has been extensively restored: many of the timbers are new and some that are old may have been brought from elsewhere or have been moved.

At the side of the modern shop front is a wide doorway with an ogee-arched head of modern timbers carried by original door-posts. On the first floor, the corner-posts and one of a pair of large braces are original; the other brace, the studding, and the gable above, are modern. The open truss between the two timber-framed bays has curved struts carrying side-purlins; the tie-beam is original but curved braces under it have been renewed and all above the tie appears to have been reconstructed. At the back of the second bay, framing has been removed from the ground floor but remains in position on the first floor; the truss above has been reconstructed.

Monument 109; City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 118

NMR Information

613515 Architectural Survey Investigation by RCHME/EH Architectural Survey

BF060477 5 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 8:07PM


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