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Boston House and Attached Wing Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Boston Spa, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9036 / 53°54'12"N

Longitude: -1.3438 / 1°20'37"W

OS Eastings: 443214

OS Northings: 445466

OS Grid: SE432454

Mapcode National: GBR MR19.WF

Mapcode Global: WHDB7.B4CS

Entry Name: Boston House and Attached Wing Wall

Listing Date: 30 March 1966

Last Amended: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135046

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341974

Location: Boston Spa, Leeds, LS23

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Boston Spa

Built-Up Area: Boston Spa

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lower Wharfe

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


SE4245-4345 BOSTON SPA HIGH STREET
LS23 (south side)

6/54 Nos 212 and 214 (Boston
30.3.66 House) and attached
wing wall (formerly
listed as No 212 Boston
House)

GV II

Large house now furniture store and attached wing wall. c1800. Ashlar
magnesian limestone, stone slate roof. 3 storeys, 5 bays with 2-storey wing
to rear left; attached wing wall to right masks 1-storey addition on right
return. Plinth; central 6-panel door and overlight with radial glazing bars
within a distyle Doric stone porch with fluted frieze and dentilled pediment.
Bays 2, 4 and 5 have projecting stone sills to sashes with glazing bars
beneath flat arches; bay 1 has 2 later doorways with 6-pane overlights (the
left door giving access to side passage). 1st floor: sill band to windows as
ground floor. 2nd floor: unequally hung 9-pane sashes linked by sill band
and set beneath dentilled eaves cornice. Rendered stacks to right end and to
left of bay 2 both have 9 flues; single-flue end stack on left. Wing wall
attached on right has blind window and doorway then returns forward with
another blind window and square end pier. Right return: porch in angle with
wing lit by iron roof lantern. Left return: wing lit by numerous sash
windows.
Interior : contemporary wooden staircase with square baluster rods, turned
newels and ramped handrail; two round arches into lobby off left side of
hall; fireplace in rear-right room has wooden surround with garlanded frieze.


Listing NGR: SE4321445465

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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