A detailed view of the staircase in Middlethorpe Hall's stairhall, showing the handrail at the first landing

Date:
1942
Location:
MIDDLETHORPE HALL, Bishopthorpe, MIDDLETHORPE, YORK, York
Reference:
AA42/08659
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The country house dates to circa 1700 and is flanked by mid 18th century wings. The staircase has a heavy handrail and fluted balusters on carved bases. It rises to the first floor with two landings and a fluted Corinthian column supporting the third flight. The house is now used as a hotel.

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

Staircase, Stuart Country House, Uncertain Hotel