AMBASSADOR HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1256423

Date first listed: 21-Apr-1983

Statutory Address: AMBASSADOR HOTEL, 123 AND 125, THE MOUNT

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Location

Statutory Address: AMBASSADOR HOTEL, 123 AND 125, THE MOUNT

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

District: York (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 59372 50948

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Details

YORK

SE5950NW THE MOUNT 1112-1/24/1090 (South East side) 21/04/83 Nos.123 AND 125 Ambassador Hotel (Formerly Listed as: THE MOUNT No.123)

GV II

Two houses, now hotel. 1833. Stucco with slate roofs. EXTERIOR: No.123 is of 2 storeys plus attic and cellars and No.125 is of 2 storeys plus cellars. Each has a symmetrical 3-bay facade, with a narrow C20 one-bay one-storey link. The central bay of No.123 is recessed slightly. The outer bays are flanked by giant pilasters and have single-storey timber canted bay windows with cornices and with sashes divided into horizontal-rectangular panes. The 1st floor windows are similar and have architraves. The attic is lit by 3 gabled dormers with casement windows, the outer ones now of UPVC. The recessed centre contains a distyle porch, with fluted columns in antis supporting an entablature. The cornice breaks forwards on brackets at the centre to form a balcony, now without railings. The inner doorway has a divided door, and flanking lights with margin panes. The eaves are coved. No.125 has single-storey sashed canted bay windows to its outer bays, set on panels and with cornices. The 1st floor windows are sashed, and the central bay projects slightly under a narrow pediment. The porch has corner pilasters and a cornice. The outer doorway has a semicircular head with overlight, and panelled reveals. Timber cornice gutter. At basement level C20 additions project forwards under a flat roof which forms a terrace. C20 extensions to the left of No.123. INTERIOR: not inspected. No.125 is included in the list for the first time. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 127).



Listing NGR: SE5937250948

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 464909

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York III South West, (1972), 127

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