Building record MYO804 - 22-24 Stonegate


A pair of timber framed shops and houses dating from the early 17th century, with an 18th century wing to number 24. The front range was remodelled and refornted in the mid 18th century, and new shopfronts were inserted in the late 19th century. The shopfronts were altered in the 20th century.


Grid reference Centred SE 6021 5202 (16m by 21m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (6)

Full Description

Two shops. Early C17, with C18 wing to No.24; front range remodelled and refronted in mid C18; late C19 shopfront, altered.

MATERIALS: timber-framed, front of orange-grey brick in Flemish bond, with timber cornice; at rear, timber-framed wing plastered, remainder of various brick, some rendered: pantiled roofs, of two parallel hipped ranges at front, gabled at rear; brick stacks.

EXTERIOR: 3-storey 3-bay front. Shopfronts framed in pilasters with acanthus consoles at the head, plain frieze and dentilled cornice: passage entry at left end. No.22 has glazed and panelled door to right of arcaded windows, curved on plan at passage entrance; No.24 has recessed door and plate glass window. On first floor, No.22 has 16-pane sash, No.24 two 1-pane sashes; on second floor, No.22 has unequal 12-pane sash, No.24 two C20 cross windows. All windows have flat arches of orange gauged brick; second floor windows painted stone sills above 4-course raised brick band. Rear: 3 storeys, 2 gabled bays; lower timber-framed and gabled wing at rear of No.22; two largely rebuilt, parallel wings to No.24. Timber-frame exposed on gables at rear of No.24 and wing to No.22. No.22 has 2-light Yorkshire sashes with 4- or 6-pane lights and one tiny bordered fixed light. No.24 has one 16-pane sash at rear of front range, otherwise C20 windows.

INTERIOR: of No.22: altered staircase between first and second floors with splat balusters of bulbous profile. On first and second floors timber-framing is exposed extensively. First floor: front room has hob grate in fireplace with triglyph frieze and dentilled moulded cornice shelf: rear room plain corner fireplace with hob grate. Second floor: substantial areas of run-through panelling and variety of 2-panel and plank doors.

INTERIOR: of No.24 not inspected. RCHM records exposed framing with studs and thin straight braces.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 222).
Listing NGR: SE6021752032

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

(459) Houses and shops, Nos. 22, 24, of three storeys and cellars, are of timber-framed construction , but with a mid-18th-century front elevation in brick. They form a single building consisting of two parallel ranges, both of three bays but of unequal length, running back from the street and originally jettied and gabled to the front. It appears to be generally of early 17th century date but there are some timber joints and other features not in accordance with the existing framing, and it must either have been built with reused timbers or be an earlier building greatly modified.

Theb front elevation is three bays wide, but only two windows retain 18th-century sashes; it has a late Victorian shop front, subsequently modernised, a modillioned timber eaves cornice, and twin hipped and pantiled roofs. The gabled rear elevation is partly of exposed framing and is otherwise plastered. A low two-storeyed framed wing behind No. 22 is a later addition, reusing earlier materials, and No. 24 has a long, narrow wing of 18th-century date to the rear. Inside, there are several walls with exposed framing, most of them in No. 24, and which consist of studs and thin, straight braces; the roof has clasped-purlins. No. 22 has a staircase with splat balusters and some 17th-century panelling; on the ground floor is an early 19th-century fireplace with a cast-iron surround.

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

NMR Information

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

BF061175 22-24 STONEGATE, 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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Jun 21 2020 1:48PM


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