Building record MYO821 - 9,9A & 11 Stonegate


Formerly known as numbers 7 and 8 Stonegate. A house and outbuildings, altered by 1997 to a pair of shops. The front block, number 9, was built in the mid 18th century and remodelled in the early 19th century. The rear block, number 11, dates from the 18th century and was much altered in the late 20th century


Grid reference Centred SE 6022 5199 (26m by 17m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Formerly known as: Nos.7 AND 8 STONEGATE. House and outbuilding; now two shops. Front block mid C18 remodelled in early C19, with new doorcases and shopfronts; rear block originally C18; drastic alterations in late C20.

MATERIALS: front of orange brick in Flemish bond with timber cornice; shopfronts and doorcases of timber enriched with composition ornament: rear of red brick in stretcher bond; M-shaped roof of plain tiles with brick stacks.

EXTERIOR: 3-storey 5-window front. Two moulded steps lead to triple doorcase incorporated in shopfront framed in plain pilasters with acanthus leaves at the head, breaking into broad frieze beneath flat cornice on block consoles enriched with masks. Shop door is glazed, beneath slatted vent and enriched patterned fanlight; two adjacent doors are of raised and fielded panelling, one with similar vent and fanlight. Bow fronted shop window to right has 4 plate glazed lights between moulded mullions, and lattice-glazed clerestory enriched with rosettes. Iron basement grille below. Shopfront to left continues from No.13 (qv), with plate glass window framed in sunk panel pilasters with elongated beaded consoles at the head, plain frieze and flat moulded cornice. Upper floor windows are 12-pane sashes with painted stone sills and flat arches of gauged brick and triple keyblocks of painted stone. Painted stone second floor band; prominent dentilled and modillioned eaves cornice.

Rear: 4-pane sash on first floor, 12-pane sash on second floor, both with 1-course segmental brick arches. Fluted bowl rainwater head. Both returns: have 2x4-pane Yorkshire sashes in gable ends. INTERIOR: cellar: back room has early C19 kitchen range. Ground floor: moulded round arch on pilasters with moulded imposts leads to former stairhall. Dogleg staircase rises to attics, with 2 turned balusters to each stair, bulbous turned newel at foot and ramped-up moulded handrail. Bottom flight encased in raised and fielded panelling; stairwell fitted with matching dado rail and moulded skirting. First floor: larger front room retains window surround carved with egg-and-dart, moulded dado rail and moulded dentilled cornice. Second floor: all rooms retain original stone fireplaces with pulvinated friezes and flat shelves. Larger front room retains round-headed firegrate, simple coved cornice and 6-panel cupboard door on H-L hinges: smaller front room has early C19 basket grate: rear room has 6-panel cupboard door on H-L hinges.

Attics: one 2-panel door with plank backing on L hinges; one door composed of 6 incised panels on plank backing. Front part has two corner fireplaces, one with basket grate in plain surround, one round-headed with flat shelf in cast-iron.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 226-7). Listing NGR: SE6021852003

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

(474) House and shop, No. 9, of three storeys, with cellars and attics, has walls of brick and tiled roofs. It was built c. 1740-50, the form being partly dictated by previous arrangements, as it includes within the structure a staircase for the adjoining house, No. 13, and a passage on the ground floor leading from the street to No. 11 behind. In the early 19th century a new bow-fronted shop window and triple doorcases were added, all enriched with applied ornament. It is now occupied as offices, and some small internal alterations have been made. A columned portico, now inside No. 13, may have been taken from the front of this house.

The front elevation is of facing brick in Flemish bond and has five windows on each upper floor, all with flat gauged brick arches and double stone key-blocks. There is a stoneband at second-floor level and a large timber cornice with modillions and dentils. The side and rear elevations are of common brick; the surviving original windows on the rear have semi-elliptical arches, but part of this elevation has recently been obscured by modern building against it. Inside, on the ground floor, some of the original walls have been altered; the two rooms to the S.W. Side, now thrown into one, have fireplaces with original stone surrounds. The first and second floors each have two rooms at the front with the staircase and a single room behand. The larger front roomon the first flooris fully panelledand has enriched door and window architraves. On the second floor all romms have original stone fireplace surrounds. The staircase has open stringswith two turned balusterson each step, and a moulded handrail with matching dado rails on the walls; the attic flights have close strings.

SYO65: 1981. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York. Volume V, the Central Area. P 226. London: RCHME

(475) House, No. 11, of late 18th-century date, is of three storeys and basement, with an additional storey of mid-Victorian date. It is set back from Stonegate, behind Nos. 9 and 13, and is approached by a passage from the street leading to a small courtyard. It consists of a N.W.-S.E. Range with an entrance hall projecting from the S.W. Side. To S.W. Of the hall a small block was added in the late 19th century. The doorway is round-headed with pediment above, and opens into a stair hall. The staircase has turned and moulded balusters with square knops, and a swept handrail. Some original doors and door frames survive, but much of the interior and a bay window at the rear belong to an early 19th-century renovation. The main ground-floor room has one fireplace of this date, and the room above has two. This room was converted in mid-Victorian times into a saloon occupying two storeys.

1981. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York. Volume V, the Central Area. P 227. London: RCHME

No. 9, c. 1740-50, a fine five-bay brick front with a stone band below the second storey and an emphatic modillioned and dentilled timber cornice. The upper windows have flat guaged brick arches with stonme key-blocks. Excellent early C19 bow-windowed shopfront with enriched triple doorcase. No. 11 is set back in a yard, brick, late C18 with pedimented doorcase.

Pevsner N and Neave D 1972. The Buildings of England:Yorkshire: York and the East Riding, p234. London: Penguin

NMR Information

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

Related Archives

BF061165 9 STONEGATE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued. Copyright, date, and quantity information for this record may be incomplete or inaccurate.

BF061167 11 STONEGATE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued. Copyright, date, and quantity information for this record may be incomplete or inaccurate.

BF112229 Miscellaneous photography for the Architecture of Shopping project Job number 2K/03894 (Fox Umbrella Shop, 118 London Wall, City of London) is in BF108792.Level 4 extents totals include missing prints which are recorded at level 5 but not at level 4.5.The file also contains the following miniature format film prints: MF00/0105/28 (location unknown); MF99/01282/12 (Oundle) and MF00/0125/23 (Totnes).The file also contains a file print which has been added to the CMU spreadsheet, reference FF83/00087 which is believed to be 93 London Road Reading.The file contains a copy neg, AA035322, from the J. Parkinson Collection of Woolworth shops which has been identified as being a store in Canterbury.

NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

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

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

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Jun 21 2020 4:03PM


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