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Boston Hall east Wing mews Cottage west Wing

A Grade II Listed Building in Boston Spa, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9033 / 53°54'11"N

Longitude: -1.3432 / 1°20'35"W

OS Eastings: 443251

OS Northings: 445435

OS Grid: SE432454

Mapcode National: GBR MR29.0J

Mapcode Global: WHDB7.B5M0

Entry Name: Boston Hall east Wing mews Cottage west Wing

Listing Date: 30 March 1966

Last Amended: 8 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341976

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


SE 4245-4345 BOSTON SPA HIGH STREET
LS23 (south side)

6/56 No 218A (East Wing),
30.3.66 No 218 (Boston Hall),
No 220 (West Wing) and
No 222 (Mews Cottage)
(formerly listed as No
218 (Boston Hall)

GV II

Large house with service wing; now offices, 2 dwellings and partly unoccupied
at time of resurvey (1987). Late C18 and early C19. Coursed squared
magnesian limestone, graduated slate roofs. 2-storey-and-attic, 5-bay centre
with lower 2-bay side wing set back on left and 3-storey, 2-bay wing set back
on right terminating at rear in a lower separately-roofed house (Mews
Cottage). Main house (Boston Hall): plinth; central 6-panel door and
fanlight with radial glazing bars under archivolt in a Doric, open-pedimented
stone doorcase. All other bays have projecting stone sills to sashes with
glazing bars under grooved wedge lintels with fluted keystones. Dentilled
eaves cornice; shaped kneelers and ashlar gable copings; yellow-brick end
stacks. Wing set back on left (East Wing): large projecting lateral stack
has to left a panelled door in corniced doorcase beneath blind windows;
6-pane sash to 1st floor on right; stack has yellow brick shaft. Wing set
back on right (West Wing): steps across front to panelled door on left having
corniced doorcase beneath an unequally-hung, 9-pane sash with flat arch;
sashes with glazing bars to ground-floor and 1st-floor right; 6-pane sashes
to 2nd floor; hipped right end to roof. Rear: East Wing has margin-glazed
French window flanked by tall unequally-hung 15-pane sashes; unequally-hung
9-pane sashes to 1st floor. Right return (Mews Cottage): has 6-panel door
and 4-pane overlight in corniced wooden doorcase; 4-pane sashes; hipped roof.
Interior: Boston Hall has inner door under fanlight with glazing bars;
cantilevered wooden staircase with turned balusters to a wreathed and ramped
handrail. Various contemporary fireplaces on 1st floor including one with
Delft tiles and another with Neo-Classical panel on wooden surround with
drops and small lions' heads.


Listing NGR: SE4325145435

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