Building record MYO800 - 16 Stonegate


Timber framed house built in the early 17th century, later raised, extended and altered . A shopfront was inserted in the 19th century.


Grid reference SE 6020 5201 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Formerly known as: Nos.51 AND 52 STONEGATE. House, now shop. Early C17, raised, extended and altered later: C19 shopfront. Timber-framed, plastered at front, with timber cornice and shopfront; rear of orange-beige brick in stretcher bond; pantile roof with brick stack.

EXTERIOR: 3-storey, 1-bay front, first floor jettied. Shopfront beneath cased jetty bressumer has 2-light window over panelled riser, glazed shop door with overlight to right and passageway entrance further right. First and second floor windows are 12-pane sashes with timber sills. Dentilled and modillioned eaves cornice. Rear: 3 storeys, 1 bay. Timber lintel to passageway. First floor window is 12-pane casement with 1-course segmental brick arch: on second floor, C20 tripartite window with small pane glazing. Vestiges of timber-framing are visible in passageway and in rear wall.

INTERIOR: RCHM records early C19 stick baluster staircase.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 222).
Listing NGR: SE6020852014

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

(457) House and shop, No. 16, framed and plastered, with a pantiled roof, was originally a small two-storeyed building and was heightened to three storeys in the early 19th-century, after 1814. The front elevation, of one bay width, is jettied at the first floor, and has sash windows. At the rear is an 18th or 19th-century addition in brick. Inside, there is an early 19th-century staircase with square balusters, and some other fittings of that date; on the first floor original cambered tie-beams can be seen on the side walls.

1981. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York. Volume V, the Central Area. P 222. London: RCHME

NMR Information

Name; Westminster House

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

BF061171 WESTMINSTER HOUSE, 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

Jun 21 2020 2:04PM


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