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BOSTON HALL EAST WING MEWS COTTAGE WEST WING

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BOSTON HALL EAST WING MEWS COTTAGE WEST WING

List entry Number: 1135047

Location

BOSTON HALL, 218, HIGH STREET
EAST WING, 218A, HIGH STREET
MEWS COTTAGE, 222, HIGH STREET
WEST WING, 220, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Boston Spa

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Feb-1988

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 341976

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SE 4245-4345 BOSTON SPA HIGH STREET LS23 (south side)

6/56 No 218A (East Wing), 30.3.66 No 218 (Boston Hall), No 220 (West Wing) and No 222 (Mews Cottage) (formerly listed as No 218 (Boston Hall)

GV II

Large house with service wing; now offices, 2 dwellings and partly unoccupied at time of resurvey (1987). Late C18 and early C19. Coursed squared magnesian limestone, graduated slate roofs. 2-storey-and-attic, 5-bay centre with lower 2-bay side wing set back on left and 3-storey, 2-bay wing set back on right terminating at rear in a lower separately-roofed house (Mews Cottage). Main house (Boston Hall): plinth; central 6-panel door and fanlight with radial glazing bars under archivolt in a Doric, open-pedimented stone doorcase. All other bays have projecting stone sills to sashes with glazing bars under grooved wedge lintels with fluted keystones. Dentilled eaves cornice; shaped kneelers and ashlar gable copings; yellow-brick end stacks. Wing set back on left (East Wing): large projecting lateral stack has to left a panelled door in corniced doorcase beneath blind windows; 6-pane sash to 1st floor on right; stack has yellow brick shaft. Wing set back on right (West Wing): steps across front to panelled door on left having corniced doorcase beneath an unequally-hung, 9-pane sash with flat arch; sashes with glazing bars to ground-floor and 1st-floor right; 6-pane sashes to 2nd floor; hipped right end to roof. Rear: East Wing has margin-glazed French window flanked by tall unequally-hung 15-pane sashes; unequally-hung 9-pane sashes to 1st floor. Right return (Mews Cottage): has 6-panel door and 4-pane overlight in corniced wooden doorcase; 4-pane sashes; hipped roof. Interior: Boston Hall has inner door under fanlight with glazing bars; cantilevered wooden staircase with turned balusters to a wreathed and ramped handrail. Various contemporary fireplaces on 1st floor including one with Delft tiles and another with Neo-Classical panel on wooden surround with drops and small lions' heads.

Listing NGR: SE4325145435

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National Grid Reference: SE 43251 45435

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