Building record MYO855 - 55 Skedergate


Number 55 Skeldergate is an 18th century house that was rebuilt between 1942 and 1950 following war damage in 1942. In 1988 the building was divided into flats, it is now part of a hotel.


Grid reference SE 6023 5140 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


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Full Description

House, now part of hotel. C18, partly rebuilt following war damage in 1942. Red brick in Flemish bond, upper storey rendered, with hipped, tiled roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic; 5-window front. To left, panelled double doors beneath radial-glazed overlight. Windows throughout are 12-pane sashes with painted stone sills, those on ground floor with keyed wedge lintels. 3-course raised first floor band. Parapet with flat coping masks inserted flat dormers in attic. INTERIOR: closed-string staircase, with column-on-vase balusters, moulded ramped-up handrail and turned newels. (RCHME: City of York: London: 1972-: 103).

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

NMR related information
BF061147 55 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 2:53PM


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