Building record MYO685 - 73 Walmgate


Number 73 Walmgate is a house consisting of an early 16th century front block, with a rear wing added circa 1700. The front block was raised in the early 19th century and a shopfront inserted in the late 19th century.


Grid reference SE 6082 5153 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

House and shop. Early C16 front block with rear wing c1700; front block raised in early C19; late C19 shopfront. Front block timber-framed, originally with wall tile infilling, refronted in brick in Flemish bond, now painted; shopfront and eaves cornice of timber; rear wing rendered; pantile roofs with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 1-window front. Shopfront of pilasters with imposts and dentil cornice on paired carved brackets incorporates 4-panel front door and overlight between sunk-panel jambs at right end: shop door, part glazed, part incised panels, to right of plate glass window with panelled riser. 16-pane sash on first floor; unequal 12-pane sash on second floor. Yorkshire Fire and Life fire mark dated 1824. INTERIOR: ground floor rooms have exposed beams and joists. Open string staircase rises to first floor, with alternately twisted and turned column-on-vase balusters and ramped-up moulded handrail, swept around column newel on shaped curtail step. Rear room has fireplace and side oven beneath timber lintel. First floor: front room has vestigial timber-framing and wall tile infill exposed; rear room has exposed beam and joists and cast-iron fire grate with fluted side pieces in moulded surround with shelf. Second floor: front room has fire grate decorated with cornucopias of fruit and flowers in moulded surround with cornice shelf: 3-panel door. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 240).
Listing NGR: SE6082751536

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

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Record last edited

Aug 14 2019 3:03PM


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