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Beamsley Hospital (South Range), Beamsley

Description: Beamsley Hospital (South Range)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 323699

OS Grid Reference: SE0823953030
OS Grid Coordinates: 408239, 453030
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9733, -1.8759

Location: A59, Beamsley, North Yorkshire BD23 6HZ

Locality: Beamsley
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 6HZ

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Listing Text

SE 05 SE (north side)

8/45 Beamsley Hospital

10.9.54 (south range)


Hospital. 1593 and C17. Rubblestone, ashlar, graduated stone slate roofs.
2 storeys, 7 bays. C17 central carriageway with segmental arch, above 2
tablets, one to right bears 2 coats of arms, of the Clifford and Russell
families, the tablet to the left bears the inscription, "This almes-house
was founded by that excellent Lady Margaret Russell, Countesse of
Cumberland, wife of George Clifford, third Earl of Cumberland, 1593, and was
more perfectly finished by her only child, the Lady Annie Clifford,
Countesse-Dowager of Pembroke, Dorsett and Montgomery 'God's name be
praised"'. The 3 bays to the right are of one storey and stepped into the
hillside. All ground-floor windows are 3-light double-chamfered mullioned
windows. Above to the left three 1-light chamfered windows. 2 end stacks
and 2 ridge stacks.

Listing NGR: SE0824653035

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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