Building record MYO1915 - MORE HOUSE

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Grid reference SE 6247 5022 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish Heslington, City of York, North Yorkshire

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icarage, now house. Late C18 with erly C19 range to right. Red and pinkish-brown brick with Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, 3 bays including full-height 3 window canted bays to sides and 2-storey range to right with one first floor window. Entrance to 2nd bay a 6-panel door with overlight under flat arch of red rubbed brick. Further end entrance a C20 glazed door under round arch. 12 and 6-pane sashes to canted bays, blind openings to 2nd bay, all under flat arches of red rubbed brick. Sill bands to ground and first floor and first floor band. Dentil eaves cornice. Separate roofs to bays, end stacks. Range has windows with radial glazing to heads, that to first floor an unequally-hung 9-pane sash, under round arches. Staircase window to rear a 12-pane sash with radial glazing to head. Interior: open well staircase with wreathed handrail and stick balusters. Further dogleg staircase has same turned balusters. Ground floor room to left has alcoves, panelling, dentil cornice and fireplace. That to centre has moulded cornice. Shutters to some first floor windows. The Reverend Sydney Smith lived here while Foston Rectory was being built. Pevsner, N., Yorkshire York and The East Riding, 1978, p250.
Listing NGR: SE6248050221

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

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Oct 3 2014 10:14AM

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