Building record MYO853 - 51 Skeldergate


51 Skeldergate, formerly known as 49 Skeldergate and formerly listed as Number 51 (original southern portion only). House built in the late 18th century, the lefthand part of the building was rebuilt in the the 20th century. Now in use as offices.


Grid reference SE 6025 5136 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


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Formerly known as: No.49 SKELDERGATE. House, now offices. Late C18, the left side rebuilt in C20. MATERIALS: pink mottled brick in Flemish bond, on brick plinth; timber doorcase and eaves cornice, painted stone dressings and orange-red brick window arches; hipped pantile roof; two brick stacks, one towards front of roof ridge, the second to rear, at base of roof pitch. PLAN: through-passage plan. EXTERIOR: 2-storey 2-window front. Open-pedimented doorcase to right, with plain pilasters, fluted impost band and dentil cornice on carved consoles. Recessed 6-panel door approached by 3 steps beneath radial fanlight, in plain reveal. Ground and first floor windows are 12-pane sashes, with painted stone sills on ground floor, and sill band on first floor; on second floor, squat 9-pane sashes with sills. All windows have flat arches of gauged brick. Raised first floor band. Dentilled eaves band below moulded modillion cornice, returned at right end. Rear: 12-pane sashes on ground and first floors, and squat 9-pane sashes on second floor. INTERIOR: staircase with slender turned balusters and swept handrail. (City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 102).

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

NMR information
BF061144 51 SKELDERGATE, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued

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Record last edited

Jan 14 2020 2:52PM


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