Building record MYO1811 - BOOTHAM HOUSE

Summary

House, now offices and Institute for the Blind. Late 18th century with alterations of c1840. Brick in Flemish bond with painted stone or stucco dressings. Slate roof, hipped at the left. Exterior: 3 storeys and 3 bays.

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Grid reference SE 5991 5244 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

House, now offices and Institute for the Blind. Late C18 with alterations of c1840. Brick in Flemish bond with painted stone or stucco dressings. Slate roof, hipped at the left. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and 3 bays. The windows are sashed on the 2nd floor with glazing bar sashes below. All have painted brick flat arches. The 1st floor windows have balconies added c1840, with anthemion-pattern ironwork. Above the ground-floor windows is an applied storey band of painted timber. The right-hand bay contains a doorway of c1840 of painted stone or stucco. It has outer fluted Doric pilasters supporting an entablature, narrow flanking lights, engaged Ionic columns framing the door, and a central pediment. The door has 6 panels. Modillion gutter cornice, with lead hopper towards left. Ridge chimneys to right of 2nd bay and at right. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records fittings mostly c1840 including a stone, cantilevered staircase with cast-iron balusters, and some rooms have elaborate friezes and centrepieces to the ceilings. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: London: 1975-: 61-2).
Listing NGR: SE5991152443

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

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Oct 10 2019 4:09PM

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