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More House, Heslington

Description: More House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 326170

OS Grid Reference: SE6248050221
OS Grid Coordinates: 462480, 450221
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9443, -1.0496

Location: Main Street, Heslington, York YO10 5DX

Locality: Heslington
County: City of York
Country: England
Postcode: YO10 5DX

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Listing Text

SE 65 SW
(south side)
1/58 More House (formerly
listed as The Old Vicarage)
Vicarage, 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

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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