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Gateway, Gates and Railings to Bootham Park Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildhall, York

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Latitude: 53.9649 / 53°57'53"N

Longitude: -1.0888 / 1°5'19"W

OS Eastings: 459874

OS Northings: 452471

OS Grid: SE598524

Mapcode National: GBR NQVL.2G

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.7LRT

Entry Name: Gateway, Gates and Railings to Bootham Park Hospital

Listing Date: 28 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259400

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462946

Location: York, YO30

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Guildhall

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: York St Olave with St Giles

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


YORK

SE5952SE BOOTHAM
1112-1/12/101 (North East side)
28/04/88 Gateway, gates and railings to
Bootham Park Hospital

GV II

Gateway and railings. 1857-8. Designed by George Fowler Jones
of York (Yorkshire Gazette), manufactured by William Walker.
Brick plinth with ashlar copings and gate piers, iron railings
and gates.
Railings front Bootham and form south-western boundary to
grounds of Bootham Park Hospital (qv); main gateway near
south-east end. The railings are set on a dwarf wall with
deeply-chamfered copings and are supported by intermediate
piers of a chamfered square section that tapers to become
octagonal; ball finials. Diagonally-set square bars with top
rail crested by spear finials every sixth of which is raised
on scrollwork. The hospital entrance has double gates and side
gates which match the railings and have closely-spaced dog
bars with arcuate braces beneath twin rails with rings. Banded
gate piers with triglyphs, paterae and cornices surmounted by
lanterns on scrolled supports. The railings terminate at
banded end piers; near the west end is a double gate.
(York Historian: Malden J: The Walker Ironfoundry, York,
c.1825-1923: York: 1976-: 51).

Listing NGR: SE5987552471

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

Description


YORK

SE5952SE BOOTHAM
1112-1/12/101 (North East side)
28/04/88 Gateway, gates and railings to
Bootham Park Hospital

GV II

Gateway and railings. 1857-8. Designed by George Fowler Jones
of York (Yorkshire Gazette), manufactured by William Walker.
Brick plinth with ashlar copings and gate piers, iron railings
and gates.
Railings front Bootham and form south-western boundary to
grounds of Bootham Park Hospital (qv); main gateway near
south-east end. The railings are set on a dwarf wall with
deeply-chamfered copings and are supported by intermediate
piers of a chamfered square section that tapers to become
octagonal; ball finials. Diagonally-set square bars with top
rail crested by spear finials every sixth of which is raised
on scrollwork. The hospital entrance has double gates and side
gates which match the railings and have closely-spaced dog
bars with arcuate braces beneath twin rails with rings. Banded
gate piers with triglyphs, paterae and cornices surmounted by
lanterns on scrolled supports. The railings terminate at
banded end piers; near the west end is a double gate.
(York Historian: Malden J: The Walker Ironfoundry, York,
c.1825-1923: York: 1976-: 51).

Listing NGR: SE5987552471

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