Building record MYO699 - 25 Walmgate


Now Meltons Too restaurant. Formerly Ellerkers, a horse tackle and riding equipment shop, Shown on the 1852 OS Plan as the Duke of York Public House.


Grid reference SE 6066 5161 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (10)

Full Description

House, now shop. Late C17, front part re-roofed in late C19; late C19 shopfront; further later alterations. MATERIALS: front of painted brick in Flemish bond, rear of orange brick in English garden-wall bond; shopfront of timber with cast-iron colonnettes; pantile roof with rebuilt brick stack; ornate barge-boards with pendant finials to front gable; brick coping to rear gable.

EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic: 2-window gabled front. Shopfront of sunk-panel pilasters and moulded dentil cornice on paired carved brackets, with spiked ball and pedestal finial at right end. Glazed and panelled shop door beneath overlight flanked by 2-light half-canted shop windows over panelled risers: glazed passage door at right end. First floor windows are 1-pane sashes, attic window 2x12-pane Yorkshire sash, all beneath blocked elliptical arches. Rear: 2 storeys and attic. Segmental passage arch to left of 16-pane sash, 1-pane sash window on first floor, both with blocked elliptical arches. Attic has 2x6-pane casement window beneath segmental pediment of moulded brick. 2-course raised brick bands to first floor and attic.

INTERIOR: open well staircase with moulded close string, bulbous balusters, square newels and moulded handrail rises from ground to first floor. First floor front room has bolection moulded fireplace surround with cornice shelf: 2-panel cupboard door on butterfly hinges to left. Underdrawn roof: front truss has posts with sole pieces.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 239).
Listing NGR: SE6066751617

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

(528) House, No. 2, of two storeys and attics, was built in the late 17th century under a single wide roof gabled at front and back. The front gable is now tri with 19th-century barge-boards. Above a 19th-century shop front the windows are set under elliptical arches with recessed brickwork in the tympana (Fig. 8b). At the back the storeys are marked by platbands; the ground and first-floor windows have been altered but parts of similar elliptical arches remain. Over the attic window is a curved pediment in brick.

City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 239

NMR Information

List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. District of York, 14-MAR-1997

BF061242 25 WALMGATE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

RCHME, 1981, City of York Volume V: The Central Area (Monograph). SYO65.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1981. City of York Volume V: The Central Area.

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Record last edited

Jul 6 2020 2:23PM


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