Description: Hesketh Cottages
Date Listed: 17 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 326168
OS Grid Reference: SE6236450173
OS Grid Coordinates: 462364, 450173
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9439, -1.0514
HESLINGTON HESLINGTON LANE
SE 65 SW
Nos 1-5, Hesketh Cottages
17.11.66 (formerly listed as
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
Source: English Heritage
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