Building record MYO686 - 75 Walmgate


Number 75 Walmgate is a timber framed house dating from the 15th century, with late 17th and early 18th century wings. The building was remodelled as a shop in the early 19th century, with further alterations in the mid 19th century. The building was converted into shops and offices in the 20th century.


Grid reference SE 6083 5153 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


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Full Description

Shops and offices. C15; late C17 and early C18 wings; remodelled early C19; further alterations in mid C19 and C20. Timber-framed, originally with wall tile infill, now rendered at front and rear; shopfront and eaves cornice of timber. Front roof of slate, hipped at right end; tile and pantile roofs with brick stacks to wings. EXTERIOR: 2-storey 2-window front. Right end has segmental carriage arch, to right of inserted small-pane canted bay window. To left, shopfront framed in pilasters with moulded imposts beneath moulded cornice on grooved brackets: glazed and panelled shop door to right of 8-pane sash window over panelled riser. Windows on first floor are 1-pane sashes with painted stone sills and keyblocks. Modillion eaves cornice beneath later guttering on paired brackets. INTERIOR: substantial remains of timber-frame survive on both floors of front range. Ground floor: close string staircase with column-on-vase balusters, square newels with attached half balusters and moulded handrail. Rear left room has segment-arched brick fireplace. Rear right room has restored cast-iron fireplace with panelled pilaster jambs and frieze and moulded shelf. First floor: two reset panelled doors in large front room. Both rear rooms have cast-iron fireplaces. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 240; RCHME: Nos.75-77 Walmgate: 1988-).
Listing NGR: SE6083551532

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

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Record last edited

Aug 14 2019 2:59PM


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