Building record MYO689 - 5 Walmgate


Number 5 Walmgate is a former public house, known as The Three Cups, built circa 1830, with later extensions. By 1988 the building was in use as a storehouse and by 1997 it had been converted into a shop.


Grid reference SE 6059 5166 (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

House, now part of shop. c1830 with later extension. Orange-grey mottled brick in Flemish and stretcher bonds with painted stone dressings; timber boxed gutters and doorcases; pantile roof, hipped to Walmgate, with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 2-storey, 1-window front. Pilaster and cornice doorcase had door of 6 raised and fielded panels with blocked overlight. Windows on both floors are tripartite with 4:12:4-pane sashes, channelled lintels and sills. Left return to Merchantgate: 2-storey 3-window front with lower 2-storey 2-window wing to left. Main front has damaged doorcase with 6-panel door and cross-glazed overlight, flanked by blind wall to right and 16-pane sash window to left. 12-pane sash window on first floor between 16-pane sashes. All windows have sills and wedge lintels, some channelled. Wing has 6-panel door to left of centre, 16-pane sash window to right and 2-light Yorkshire sash window further left. First floor windows are 2x2-pane Yorkshire sashes, one altered, with sills. INTERIOR: not inspected. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 238).
Listing NGR: SE6059351663

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

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Record last edited

Aug 16 2019 1:43PM


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