Building record MYO583 - HESKETH COTTAGES

Summary

Almshouses originally built in 1605, moved to their present site in 1795 and renovated in 1968. 2 storeys, 3-bay slightly-projecting centre and 8-bay wings. Entrances to 3rd, 7th, 10th, 13th and 17th bays are six panel doors with overlights, that to 10th has hood on consoles.

Location

Grid reference SE 6236 5017 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish Heslington, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Almshouses. 'THIS HOSPITAL WAS/FOUNDED BY/SIR THOMAS HESKETH KNIGHT/ANNO DOMINI 1605/REMOVED AND REBUILT BY/HENRY YARBURGH ESQUIRE/ANNO DOMINI 1795/Thou 0 God hast of the goodness/prepared for the poor' and 'Repaired and modernised by/Richard de Yarburgh-Bateson/6th Baron Deramore AD 1968' on plaques. Pinkish-brown brick with ashlar and red brick dressings and plain tile roof. 2 storeys, 3-bay slightly-projecting centre and 8-bay wings. Entrances to 3rd, 7th, 10th, 13th and 17th bays are six panel doors with overlights, that to 10th has hood on consoles. Further blocked openings to end bays. C20 casement windows throughout, alternately blind openings to first floor of wings, and centre bay all under flat arches of red brick. Dentil eaves cornice. Pediment to central 3 bays with blind oculus. Ridge stacks. Pevsner, N., Yorkshire, York and The East Riding, 1978, p.250.
Listing NGR: SE6236450173

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

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Jul 29 2019 3:31PM

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