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Ann Rouths Almhouses, Woodmansey

Description: Ann Rouths Almhouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 March 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 167221

OS Grid Reference: TA0359839138
OS Grid Coordinates: 503598, 439138
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8382, -0.4271

Location: B1230, Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 8HU

Locality: Woodmansey
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU17 8HU

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
(north side)
10/121 No 28 (Ann Routh's
"Firemark of the Sun Assurance company. National Monument Register Photograph"
shall be added at the end of the description.


(north side)
10/121 No 28 (Ann Routh's
1.3.50 Almshouses)
Circa 1749, designed by James Moyser and built by Thomas Wrightson. 2 storeys
in red brick. Elevation to Keldgate has 3 bays divided by pilasters with stone
caps and projecting bases. The pilasters support semi-circular gauged arches.
1st floor has 3 segmental-headed windows, ground floor 2 windows and centre door-
way with plain stone architrave, 4-panel door and fanlight. All windows have
gauged heads and stone cills. Moulded stone eaves cornice over which is a pedi-
ment full width of the elevation with similar raked cornices. In the
tympanum is a very fine Rococo cartouche of arms, coloured, its frame formed
by cornucopia, c-scrolls and palm leaves. This rests on a tablet inscribed
'This hospital was built in the year 1749 by the Mayor and Aldermen of the Town
according to the will of the late Ann Routh Moore, late of this Town, to whom
her first husband Mr Chris Moore leaving a sum of £100 a year with which she
endowed this hospital for the maintenance of 12 poor old women of the parishes
of St John and St Martin's in the Town frequenting the Church'. Staircase with
closed string, symmetrically turned vase-shaped balusters, plain newels, and
simply moulded handrail. (Apparently rebuilt to the original design in the
early C19.)

Listing NGR: TA0359839138

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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