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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.


List entry Number: 1259398



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


District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1983

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 462944

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SE6052NW BOOTHAM 1112-1/8/99 (North East side) 24/06/83 Former Chapel at Bootham Park Hospital (Formerly Listed as: BOOTHAM Chapel at Bootham Park Hospital)


Church, now offices. 1865 by Rawlins Gould; conversion c1988. Coursed squared sandstone with limestone dressings. Roof slated in bands of alternating colour. Ridge tiles have iron cresting. STYLE: Gothic Revival. PLAN: comprises a 4-bay nave with continuous chancel, short north and south transepts, and an apsidal east end. An octagonal turret projects from the south-west angle. EXTERIOR: the west wall has a window of 3 trefoiled lights with 4 quatrefoils under a pointed head. The west doorway has double angle shafts with carved foliage, an outer pointed arch and an inner trefoiled arch. The doors are late C20. The gable is coped and has a cross finial. The upper stages of the turret are of ashlar and have sunken quatrefoils below an open bell stage with pointed arches separated by shafts with foliated caps. The stone spirelet has a weather vane finial. The nave windows have 2 trefoiled lights and a quatrefoil under pointed heads and have angle shafts with foliated caps. The south window of the south transept is similar, and its east window has a single light. The transept gable is coped with a cross finial. The north transept is similar, except that it has no north window and has a chimney breast which projects slightly and terminates with an ashlar cap. Below its west window there is an inserted doorway. The 5 windows at the east end are each of one trefoiled light with a trefoil under a pointed head. INTERIOR: east window lights separated by columns with foliate capitals set with masks and volutes and moulded bases with bar stops; continuous moulded sill has corbel stops at each end. Windows have continuous hoodmould springing from carved bosses and angel corbels bearing the symbols of the Communion. At west end, tower door is boarded with scrolled hinges in 2-centred arch. Hammerbeam roof of arch-braced trusses springs from angel corbels and have floral bosses attached. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: York and the East Riding: Harmondsworth: 1972-: 154).

Listing NGR: SE6016352706

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972), 154

National Grid Reference: SE 60163 52706


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