A detailed view of a fireplace in Bootham School, most likely in a ground floor room, left of the entrance hall

Date:
1942
Location:
Bootham School, York
Reference:
AA42/08628
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The house is now part of Bootham School, which neared completion in 1804. It was designed by Peter Atkinson for Sir Richard Vanden Bempde Johnstone. The fireplace has relief carvings of swags in the frieze, and relief urns at each end, under a moulded cornice.

Content

This is part of the Series: WOO02/01 Series of negatives taken for the National Buildings Record; within the Collection: WOO02 George Bernard Wood Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Wood, George Bernard

Keywords

Fireplace, Georgian House, Georgian School