Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1259444

Date first listed: 19-Aug-1971

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1997

Statutory Address: THE CHURCHILL, 65, BOOTHAM


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Statutory Address: THE CHURCHILL, 65, BOOTHAM

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

District: York (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 59819 52562


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SE5952NE BOOTHAM 1112-1/7/88 (North East side) 19/08/71 No.65 The Churchill (Formerly Listed as: BOOTHAM No.65 Record House)


House, now hotel. c1827. Sandstone ashlar facade with white brick side walls and red brick rear walls and chimneys. Hipped slate roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic and cellars. Facade symmetrical, of 2 storeys with one bay to each side of a bowed centre, and with a plinth, a moulded 1st floor sill band, and overhanging eaves. The windows are glazing bar sashes. Those to the outer bays have architraves, with cornices to those on the ground floor. The bowed centre has 3 windows on each floor. Those on the ground floor have semicircular heads and moulded imposts, and those on the 1st floor have architraves. Rising above the centre of the roof is a timber lantern of rectangular plan with 3 glazing bar sash windows facing forwards and with a chimney at each of its 4 corners. The left-hand return wall is of 3 bays and has glazing bar sash windows with stone architraves. To the left of the entrance there is a small window which is sashed without glazing bars. A port-cochere is carried on square piers and has a plain entablature. The door has 4 panels, and flanking lights. Set back to the right there is a 3-storey bay of red brick which is the side wall of a rear wing. It has glazing bar sash windows. The right-hand return wall (facing north-east) is of 5 bays and has cellar windows. At the rear of the building a small yard is enclosed by single-storey outbuildings and by a brick wall which carries cast-iron railings which have finials with anthemion ornament. INTERIOR: the stair hall rises through the full height of the building and is lit by the central lantern. The staircase has cantilevered stone treads and has cantilevered 1st floor landings on 2 sides. The cast-iron balustrading is enriched with honeysuckle ornament. Below the lantern light there is a band of richly moulded plasterwork with cornucopias and foliage. The ground-floor room which occupies the central bow has a curved white marble fireplace with sides decorated with foliage patterns and with paterae on the frieze. The circular border to the ceiling also has foliage decoration. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: London: 1975-: 62).

Listing NGR: SE5981952562


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Legacy System number: 462906

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Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York IV East, (1975), 62

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