Building record MYO691 - 8 and 8A Walmgate (formerly no 6)


House and smithy of early to mid 18th century origin with developements continuing into the early 19th century. The building is of three storeys and is built of orange brick in Flemish bond with a timber eaves cornice and hipped pantile roof. Number 6 was probably rebuilt in the late 18th century. The building has a 20th century shop front.


Grid reference SE 6063 5165 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (5)

Full Description

Formerly known as: No.6 WALMGATE. Pair of houses, now two shops. Mid C18 with later alteration and C20 shopfronts. Orange brick in Flemish bond with timber eaves cornice; hipped pantile roof with end stacks. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 6-window front. Shopfronts incorporate upstairs access door at left end. First floor windows are 12-pane sashes, second floor windows squat 4-pane sashes, all with painted stone sills and cambered brick arches. Moulded dentil and modillion eaves cornice, returned at right end, with two inverted bell rainwater heads, one embossed with cherub head, the other dated 1767. First and second floor raised bands of 5 brick courses, that on first floor broken by later shopfront. INTERIOR: not inspected. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 237).
Listing NGR: SE6063851658

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

NMR info:
Related event 613515 Architectural Survey Investigation by RCHME/EH Architectural Survey 1995
Related object BF061233 6-8 WALMGATE, YORK

NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

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Record last edited

Jul 6 2020 11:13AM


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