NUMBERS 70-76 (EVEN) AND ATTACHED FRONT RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259408
Date first listed:
28-Apr-1988
Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 70-76 (EVEN) AND ATTACHED FRONT RAILINGS, 70-76, BOOTHAM

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBERS 70-76 (EVEN) AND ATTACHED FRONT RAILINGS, 70-76, BOOTHAM

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 59853 52452

Details

YORK

SE5952SE BOOTHAM 1112-1/12/91 (South West side) 28/04/88 Nos.70-76 (Even) and attached front railings

GV II

Row of 4 houses with attached railings (Nos 72 and 76 now flats). c1855 of 3 builds. Brindled brick. Welsh slate roof. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with basements, each house of 2 bays. Nos 70 and 72 are a handed pair; No.74 as No.70; No.76 differs. Nos 70 and 72: 4-panelled doors and arched overlights in wooden doorcases with flattened consoles and cornices. Inner bays have 2-storey-and-cellar canted bay windows set on raised brick panels; unequally-hung, 3:6:3-pane sashes with moulded sills; first floor sills continue as band; modillioned wooden cornice. Above the doors are unequally-hung 6-pane sashes with segmentally-arched heads. 2nd floor: 3 smaller 8-pane sashes to each house have projecting sills and segmental arches; windows above the canted bays are set close with linked sills. Shaped brackets to wooden eaves cornice; shared central ridge stack. No.74: as No.70 but separated by straight joint. No.76: similar to No.72 but with 3-storey bay window and square-headed windows over door; that to the first floor altered, that to 2nd floor with 4-pane sash. Nos 74 and 76 share central ridge stack. INTERIOR: 4-panelled doors; contemporary staircases with turned balusters and hardwood handrails; marble fireplace surrounds. Nos 70 and 74 are best preserved: first-floor front room to No.70 has an iron grate marked RUSSELL AND CO. PATENT; ornate pelmet with original curtain tracking; acanthus ceiling boss. No.74 has archivolted recesses in hall. Nos 72 and 76 have suffered through subdivision but retain many original features. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached railings of simple design have twin top rails and spear finials; they return to each doorway. Deeds to No.70 include conveyances of land only in 1852, and of newly-erected premises in 1858.



Listing NGR: SE5985352452

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
462911
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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: 18 Sep 2003
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