Yorkshire Terrier

Traditional Public House


    One of the most attractive and architecturally varied streets in York is Stonegate.

    From the Middle Ages the top of the street fell under the jurisdiction of York Minster and was home to related trades and crafts. Goldsmiths,
    printers and glass painters all had their premises here and have left their mark over the centuries.

    By the early 19th century Stonegate’s there was a wider range of shops, including the apothecary of a Mr Palmer, Mrs Hopton’s where corsets might be purchased, and Thomas Hardy’s, which sold gentlemen’s breeches. John Todd’s bookshop was at The Sign of the Bible, No 35. John Woolstenholme also sold books at the corner of Petergate and Minster Gates - you can still see the figure of Minerva above the door casing. In common with most booksellers he also sold other items – in his case, lottery tickets.

    The name Stonegate appears on records as early as 1118. This street was at one time known as the 'Street of the Printers'. It is rumoured that in 1761, Mr Claus Van Der Barten who was a tanner and corset maker came to Stonegate and missed his country so much that he imported tiles on the front of the building to remind him of his home. He lived upstairs with his wife and two daughters and traded at the front of the building.
    Did You Know…In the cellar of the building, there is a cut out where people were smuggled to safety to York Minster!

    Open hours today: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
    • Monday

      11:00 am - 11:00 pm

    • Tuesday

      11:00 am - 11:00 pm

    • Wednesday

      11:00 am - 11:00 pm

    • Thursday

      11:00 am - 11:00 pm

    • Friday

      11:00 am - 12:00 am

    • Saturday

      11:00 am - 12:00 am

    • Sunday

      12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

    • October 21, 2018 6:59 am local time

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