Crafting The Past
37/32 Coney Street

37/32 Coney Street

From the  An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 5, Central

House, now shop. c1600; altered and extended in mid C18 and
remodelled in early C19; C20 alterations and shopfront.
Timber-framed core, encased in red and black mottled brick in
Flemish bond at front; attic behind vertical boarding above
moulded modillion eaves cornice. Rear of orange-brown brick in
English garden wall bond. Slate roof, hipped at front.
EXTERIOR: original building 3 bays deep, gabled to street;
extension added at rear. 3 storeys and attic; 1-bay front.
Shopfront has recessed doors between curving plate glass
windows. First floor window is shallow bow with 3 unequal
12-pane sashes beneath fluted frieze and moulded cornice. On
second floor, window is unequal 12-pane sash with painted sill
and flat arch of gauged brick. First and second floor windows
are contained within full height shallow elliptical arched



Boarded attic has small square opening. Rainwater head
embossed with winged cherub head at left end of cornice.Rear: ground and first floors obscured by later extensions. On
second floor is large elliptical arched opening, now partly
blocked and with altered window. In attic 2×4-pane sliding
sash window.
INTERIOR: first and second floor front rooms have heavy
moulded cornices and transverse beams partitioning ceilings:
cornices cut back at front. Reset staircase with close string,
slender turned balusters and plain handrail, rises from first
to second floors. Attic at front has trusses of arched
collared principals supporting single purlins: rear attic has
lime ash floor.
(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 124).

Listing NGR: SE6022551826



1829 Grocers & Tea Dealers Scruton William (and spirit merchant 

1840 Strawe Rev.John, (Meth.) 37 Coney st  Attorney Newstead Christopher John, ct 37 Coney street; Insurance Sun, C J Newstead, 5 ct 37 Coney st, Law stationers, Watson John, ct 37 Coney St,  Register offices For Servants Thompson Harriet, ct 37 Coney St 

Hair Dressers, &c, Marked * are Perfumers *Shackleton Geo,

1851 Turner William Charles 
Mary Metcalfe Landed Proprietor

1861  Hirstwood William, china dealer  

1872  Schofield Mrs Elizabeth 

Hirstwood William, glass and china dealer 

1876 Schofield Mrs Elizabeth 

37 Hirstwood William, glass and china dealer 

1885 Mellor John, china and glass dealer 

1886 Mellor John, china and glass dealer 

1889 Mellor, J. glass and china dealer  

1893 Mellor John, china dealer 

1895 Mellor John, china & glass mercht 

1898 Mellor & Co, glass and china dealers 

1900 Mellor & Co., glass and china dealers 

1902 Mellor & Co., glass and china dealers 

1905 Mellor & Co. china dealers 

1913 Mellor & Co, china dealers 

1920 Richardson, William 

1921 Mellor & Co. china dealers 

1929 Mellor & Co. china dealers