Building record MYO687 - 77 Walmgate


Number 77 Walmgate is a timber framed hall house consisting of a 15th century cross-wing, with a 16th century hall range and an early 18th century wing. The building was altered to a shop and flat in the 19th century, with further alterations in the 20th century.


Grid reference SE 6084 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

Shop and flat. C15 cross wing, C16 hall range and early C18 wing; C19 and C20 alterations. Timber-framed, originally with wall tile infill; ground floor rebuilt in orange brick in Flemish stretcher bond on rendered plinth; brick stacks to tile roofs. EXTERIOR: 2-storey 3-bay front, with jettied first floor and gabled right bay; timber-frame exposed on first floor. Glazed and panelled doors beneath moulded cornices flank two inserted small-pane canted bay windows. First floor windows are 2, 3 and 4 mullioned lights with square lattice casements. INTERIOR: ground floor room to right fitted with run-through wainscot and fielded panels beneath moulded cornice: bolection moulded fire surround and panelled overmantel. Cupboard door of 3 raised and fielded panels on H-L hinges to left of fireplace. Room to left has chamfered spine beams with ogee stops and blocked fireplace with long timber lintel. Reset close string staircase with column-on-vase balusters, square newels and ramped-up moulded handrail to first floor. First floor: timber-frame exposed in hall and cross wing. Large front room has fireplace in bolection moulded surround with moulded cornice shelf and bolection moulded overmantel panel flanked by sunk-panel pilasters beneath moulded cornice: basket grate with side pieces moulded with floral drops in oval medallions. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 240-41; RCHME: Nos.75-77 Walmgate: 1988-).
Listing NGR: SE6084351533

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

NMR Information: no further description provided.

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Record last edited

Aug 14 2019 2:42PM


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