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St Michaels Cottages and Chapel, Well

Description: St Michaels Cottages and Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 332672

OS Grid Reference: SE2680182016
OS Grid Coordinates: 426801, 482016
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2332, -1.5903

Location: 5 Church Street, Well, North Yorkshire DL8 2QA

Locality: Well
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 2QA

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Listing Text

SE 28 SE
(north side)
5/41 St Michaels Cottages and
Chapel (formerly listed as
Saint Michaels Hospital
5.5.52 Almshouses)


4 almshouses and chapel. 1758. Coursed squared stone, ashlar dressings,
Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 12 bays with 2-bay chapel to left. Each
almshouse of 3 bays with symmetrical facade, a central board door in
surround with chamfered jambs, all windows 2-light with ovolo moulded
mullions and plain stone surrounds. To each side of central 2 bays on the
first floor are coat of arms, of the Nevill and Cecill of Burghley,
families. Water pump attached to centre, with datestone above. Chapel has
central moulded pointed-arched doorway with moulded imposts and board door.
It is flanked by 2-light mullion windows with round heads to each light.
Stone coping to either ends. 4 ridge stacks and end stack to right.
History: the mullions, the chapel doorway and the chapel windows are of
reused medieval and C16 stone. The Hospital Almshouses founded in 1342 were
in Well Hall before 1758. VCH Vol I p357-361.

Listing NGR: SE2680282022

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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