View of York City F.C. Stadium, Bootham
Bootham shown within North Yorkshire
|OS grid reference|
|Unitary authority||City of York|
|Ceremonial county||North Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|UK Parliament||York Central|
Bootham is a district near the centre of the city of York, North Yorkshire, England. It is just outside Bootham Bar, one of the ancient gateways through the city walls of York. Its name is said to derive from an ancient description as 'the place of the booths', referring to the poor huts located just outside the city walls.
The following are in the Bootham area of York:
- Bootham Park Hospital is a psychiatric hospital, part of the North Yorkshire and York Primary Care Trust
- Ingram House, built in the late 1630s
- 'Anglo-Scandinavian antiquities', A History of the County of York: the City of York. British History Online. 1961. pp. 332–336. Retrieved 2009-05-18.
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