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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 73, WALMGATE

List entry Number: 1256349



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1983

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465015

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SE6051NE WALMGATE 1112-1/17/1168 (South West side) 24/06/83 No.73 (Formerly Listed as: WALMGATE Nos.73 AND 75)


House and shop. Early C16 front block with rear wing c1700; front block raised in early C19; late C19 shopfront. Front block timber-framed, originally with wall tile infilling, refronted in brick in Flemish bond, now painted; shopfront and eaves cornice of timber; rear wing rendered; pantile roofs with brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 3-storey 1-window front. Shopfront of pilasters with imposts and dentil cornice on paired carved brackets incorporates 4-panel front door and overlight between sunk-panel jambs at right end: shop door, part glazed, part incised panels, to right of plate glass window with panelled riser. 16-pane sash on first floor; unequal 12-pane sash on second floor. Yorkshire Fire and Life fire mark dated 1824. INTERIOR: ground floor rooms have exposed beams and joists. Open string staircase rises to first floor, with alternately twisted and turned column-on-vase balusters and ramped-up moulded handrail, swept around column newel on shaped curtail step. Rear room has fireplace and side oven beneath timber lintel. First floor: front room has vestigial timber-framing and wall tile infill exposed; rear room has exposed beam and joists and cast-iron fire grate with fluted side pieces in moulded surround with shelf. Second floor: front room has fire grate decorated with cornucopias of fruit and flowers in moulded surround with cornice shelf: 3-panel door. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 240).

Listing NGR: SE6082751536

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 240

National Grid Reference: SE 60827 51536


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