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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: 1259441



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: 14-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 462903

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SE5952SE BOOTHAM 1112-1/12/85 (North East side) 14/06/54 No.61 Bootham House


House, now offices and Institute for the Blind. Late C18 with alterations of c1840. Brick in Flemish bond with painted stone or stucco dressings. Slate roof, hipped at the left. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and 3 bays. The windows are sashed on the 2nd floor with glazing bar sashes below. All have painted brick flat arches. The 1st floor windows have balconies added c1840, with anthemion-pattern ironwork. Above the ground-floor windows is an applied storey band of painted timber. The right-hand bay contains a doorway of c1840 of painted stone or stucco. It has outer fluted Doric pilasters supporting an entablature, narrow flanking lights, engaged Ionic columns framing the door, and a central pediment. The door has 6 panels. Modillion gutter cornice, with lead hopper towards left. Ridge chimneys to right of 2nd bay and at right. INTERIOR: not inspected. RCHM records fittings mostly c1840 including a stone, cantilevered staircase with cast-iron balusters, and some rooms have elaborate friezes and centrepieces to the ceilings. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: London: 1975-: 61-2).

Listing NGR: SE5991152443

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York IV East, (1975), 61-2

National Grid Reference: SE 59911 52443


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