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Statutory Address:

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

York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 59372 50948



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)


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


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


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

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Date: 13 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04905/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Broadribb. Source Historic England Archive
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