Listed Building: COLLINGWOOD HOTEL (463730)

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Grade II*
LBSUID 463730
Date assigned Friday, June 24, 1983
Date last amended


YORK SE55SE HOLGATE ROAD 1112-1/1/501 (South side) 24/06/83 No.163 Collingwood Hotel (Formerly Listed as: HOLGATE ROAD No.163 Holgate House) II* House, now hotel. c1775 with early and late C19 alterations. Brick in Flemish bond with hipped plain tile roofs. EXTERIOR: main block symmetrical, of 3 storeys and 3 bays, with 2-storey one-bay wings to left and right. The main block has 2 brick storey bands. Its windows are glazing bar sashes. On the ground floor there are canted bay windows with cornices, on brick bases. The upper windows have painted brick flat arches. The late C19 brick porch has round-headed windows in its side walls, and a cornice and blocking course. It has a re-set C18 doorcase which has fluted Doric pilasters with attached narrow pilaster strips, console brackets, a cornice hood, and a semicircular overlight. The door has 6 raised and fielded panels. The gutter cornice is dentilled and modillioned. The left-hand (east) wing has a sashed window on the ground floor and a glazing bar sash on the 1st floor. It appears to be an early C19 rebuilding of an earlier annexe. The right-hand wing has glazing bar sashes, the head of the ground-floor one cutting through a brick band. To the right is a narrow late C19 addition under a separate hipped slate roof. Its front wall is blind, but has a recess at ground-floor level. Chimneys with rebuilt stacks to left of main block and placed axially to right of ridge. Other chimneys visible to right of main block, towards left of ridge, and to right of ridge of right-hand wing. INTERIOR: a central stair hall at the front of the building contains an elliptical geometrical staircase in 3 flights with turned balusters and a mahogany handrail. Also recorded by RCHM as containing a re-set door and doorcase of c1770, and, on the first floor, two fireplaces of a similar date with pilastered surrounds. Lindley Murrey, the Anglo-American lawyer and grammarian, lived in the house for over 39 years until his death in 1826. (RCHME: City of York: London: 1972-: MONUMENT 52). Listing NGR: SE5875051344

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Grid reference SE 58749 51344 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE

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Jan 11 2007 3:00PM


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