NUMBER 54 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1259435
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1954
Statutory Address:
NUMBER 54 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 54, BOOTHAM

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBER 54 AND ATTACHED RAILINGS, 54, BOOTHAM

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 59931 52383

Details

YORK

SE5952SE BOOTHAM 1112-1/12/81 (South West side) 14/06/54 No.54 and attached railings

GV II*

House, now offices. c1840. Grey brick with painted stone or stucco dressings. Slate roof. EXTERIOR: facade symmetrical, of 3 storeys and 5 bays, with the central bay and pilaster strips to left and right breaking forward slightly. The 2nd floor windows have a deep sill band, and above the frieze a timber gutter cornice projects forwards on ornamented brackets. The glazing bar sash windows are deeply recessed and have rubbed brick flat arches. The central window on the 1st floor has an architrave. The attic is lit by 2 dormers. The door has 2 glazed panels above 6 raised and fielded panels and is set within an architrave with a cornice on console brackets. The porch is supported on baseless unfluted Doric columns and has a dentilled cornice and a frieze decorated with roundels. Chimneys on gables in front of and behind ridge. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records original hall and staircase divided by Corinthian pilasters and an enriched entablature, with original doorcases and alcove off half-landing with fluted columns. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: cast-iron railings on stone copings surround the basement area. A bronze plaque records that the poet WH Auden was born here 21 February 1907. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: London: 1975-: 63).

Listing NGR: SE5993152383

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
462897
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York IV East, (1975), 63

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Mar 2004
Reference: IOE01/11528/31
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