Building record MYO890 - 13-14 St Sampson's Square


Including number 2 Silver Street. A pair of houses with shops built in 1835-40, the shopfronts were replaced in the 20th century.


Grid reference SE 6036 5189 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Includes: No.2 SILVER STREET. Two houses with shops. 1835-40, with C20 shopfronts. Orange-grey brick in Flemish bond, Silver Street front in English garden-wall bond; timber eaves cornice and slate roof with brick stacks.

EXTERIOR: 4-storey 2-window front. First and second floor windows are tall 12-pane sashes, those on second floor squatter: on third floor, unequal 9-pane sashes. All windows have sills and cambered brick arches. Moulded eaves cornice returned on Silver Street front. Silver Street front: 4 storeys, 4 bays. Shopfront continued at right end: at left end, doorcase of plain pilasters and flat hood contains replacement door beneath tall square-paned overlight. On upper floors of two left bays, windows repeat those on St Sampson's Square front. Bay to right of centre is blind, and right end bay has blind window on each floor. Cast-iron rainwater head towards left end.

INTERIORS: not inspected.

(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 207).
Listing NGR: SE6036351894

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

(402) Houses, Nos. 13, 14, were built c. 1835–40, of four storeys, and have a two-bay front elevation; the side elevation to Silver Street is less regular.

City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 207

NMR Informaiton

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

BF061097 13-14 ST SAMPSON'S SQUARE, 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 29 2020 6:58PM


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