Building record MYO1855 - THE WELLINGTON INN


Public house built in the mid 19th century. A stable block was added in 1897 and the interior refurbished in the 1920s.


Grid reference SE 6068 5052 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


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Public house. c1850. Buff-brown brick in English garden-wall bond with painted stone dressings and timber eaves guttering on block brackets; slate roof at front, pantile at rear, with brick ridge stacks. EXTERIOR: 2-storey 3-bay symmetrical facade, with a 4th bay at right end over carriage arch. Central double doors of moulded panelling with divided overlight in lugged architrave with pulvinated frieze and scrolled pediment broken by central ball finial. Flanking windows have similar architraves without finial and are glazed with horizontal opening lights above plate glass windows divided by central colonnette mullion. Carriage arch is elliptical and closed by boarded garage doors. All first floor windows are 4 over 4-pane hung sashes. All windows have painted stone sills. Rear: ground floor partly obscured by later outbuildings. Central glazed and panelled door and 12-pane sash window to left sheltered by glazed pent porch on cast-iron columns. First floor windows are 12-pane sashes: all windows have painted stone sills and flat arches of brick. INTERIOR: traditional beerhouse plan with central passage flanked on one side by public bar with servery hatch and private back room: on the other by 2 small lounges. In both front rooms original fireplaces survive; rear right room lined with tongue and groove board panelling. Entrance passage is stone flagged. Staircase has shaped treadends, slender turned balusters and serpentine handrail wreathed at the foot. Some benches may be original. HISTORICAL NOTE: in 1867, the pub was known as Lawsons's Beerhouse; in 1887, the Sir Colin Campbell. (Dissertation for MA in Architectural Building Conservation: Davison Andrew P: "A Good House, fit for the purpose: Public House Design in York": De Montfort University: 1993-: 57).
Listing NGR: SE6067750526

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


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Nov 11 2019 1:08PM


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