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

York (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SE 60107 52290



SE6052SW GILLYGATE 1112-1/13/367 (North West side) 14/06/54 Nos.3 AND 5


Two houses, now shops and flats. 1797, altered and restored c1980 with new shopfronts. Built by Thomas Wolstenholme (carver). Brick in with pantiled roof. Double-depth plan. EXTERIOR: symmetrical, of 4 storeys and 3 bays. The windows are glazing bar sashes. Those in the central bay have rubbed brick flat arches and are blind. On the 1st floor the outer bays have 3-light bowed windows divided by attached columns, with swagged friezes. The left-hand window has some carved detail, but the right-hand one is a plainer C20 replica. On the 2nd floor the outer bays have windows of 3 round-headed lights with cornices above. The 3rd floor has Diocletian windows with timber mullions. On the ground floor there are C20 timber shopfronts. In the centre there are paired doorways, recessed, with fanlights and panelled reveals; one is original and one is a C20 replica. Gable chimneys. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records 2 original staircases and many original fittings on the upper floors including pilastered doorcases with overdoors, fireplaces enriched with garlands and urns and pilastered frames to the bay windows. All good examples of Thomas Wolstenholme's decoration. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 72).

Listing NGR: SE6010752290


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An Inventory of the City of York IV East, (1975), 72


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

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Date: 18 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/10602/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Briggs. Source Historic England Archive
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