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Latitude: 53.9563 / 53°57'22"N
Longitude: -1.0862 / 1°5'10"W
OS Eastings: 460060
OS Northings: 451518
OS Grid: SE600515
Mapcode National: GBR NQVP.MJ
Mapcode Global: WHFC3.9T0F
Entry Name: Bishophill House
Listing Date: 14 June 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1259549
English Heritage Legacy ID: 462793
Location: York, YO1
Electoral Ward/Division: Micklegate
Built-Up Area: York
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: York St Mary, Bishophill Junior
Church of England Diocese: York
SE6051NW BISHOPHILL SENIOR
1112-1/28/36 (North East side)
14/06/54 Nos.11 AND 13
Formerly known as: No.13 Bishophill House BISHOPHILL SENIOR.
Town house, now hotel. Early C18, extended in 1740; extended
further in late C18, and altered in early C19; renovated
c1980, following fire. Pink mottled brick in Flemish bond, on
chamfered brick plinth at front; painted stone doorcase and
timber eaves cornice; slate roof with brick stacks.
PLAN: original plan L-shaped, with extensions to left and left
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and attic; 5-window front. Pedimented
Ionic doorcase with attached shafts on stone bases, pulvinated
frieze and modillion cornice; double doors, each of 8 fielded
panels, beneath radial fanlight, in round arch on pilaster
responds with moulded imposts. All windows are 1-pane sashes
with painted stone sills, those on second floor squat; all
have flat arches of gauged brick, those on first floor painted
and keyed. Raised brick bands at first and second floor
levels. Fasciated eaves band beneath plain cornice on heavy
carved brackets, returned at each end. One gabled dormer in
attic. Rear: on first floor, semicircular bow window with
bronze frame and glazing bars.
INTERIOR: entrance hall retains original stone-flagged floor,
moulded cornice, and doorcases with pulvinated frieze and
dentil cornice. Round stairhall arch on fluted Ionic pilasters
with panelled reveals, moulded imposts and egg-and-dart
enrichment. In ground floor flanking rooms, window surrounds
are reeded with angle blocks. Rococo plaster ceiling from the
Saloon reinstated at Peasholme House, St Saviour's Place (qv).
Remaining fittings and staircase, as described by RCHM,
destroyed in fire.
(City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-:
Listing NGR: SE6007551507
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