Building record MYO1424 - (THE LIMES) COLLEGE OF RIPON AND YORK ST JOHN

Summary

Villa, now students' hall of residence, built in the early 19th century. The building is of two storeys and is of yellow brick on a stone plinth, with a hipped slate roof. Listed as "(The Limes) College of Ripon and St. John".

Location

Grid reference SE 6156 5276 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

House, now students' residence. c1840. Yellow brick on stone plinth. Hipped slate roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. North facade 3 bays. The windows are sashed without glazing bars. At the right there is a single-storey canted bay window with cornice and brick base. The central bay has a doorway with a shallow brick porch and a doorcase with engaged Doric columns and a triglyph frieze. The door has 2 glazed round-headed panels, and an overlight. Chimneys in front of ridge and to right. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records reeded cornices, doors of 4 sunk panels, and a staircase with plain balusters of square section, a slender mahogany handrail, and elaborately-shaped cheekpieces. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO: 1975-: 79).
Listing NGR: SE6156252762

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

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

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Record last edited

Oct 11 2019 2:18PM

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