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Almshouses, Coxwold

Description: Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 332746

OS Grid Reference: SE5345777147
OS Grid Coordinates: 453457, 477147
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1873, -1.1823

Location: Thirsk Bank, Coxwold, North Yorkshire YO61 4AD

Locality: Coxwold
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO61 4AD

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Listing Text

SE 5277-5377
(south side)

The Poor Men's Hospital for 10 persons, now 5 almshouses. Founded 1662 and
further endowed 1626 by Thomas, Earl of Fauconberg; restored for Mrs Malcolm
Wombwell in 1962 by Trenwith Wills FRIBA. Rubble; stone slate roof to front,
C20 pantiles to rear. Single-storey, with 1 dormer window and bellcote over
porch at front, four C20 dormers at rear in outshut; 3:1:3 bays. Central pro-
jecting porch with segmental-arched ashlar opening with string, imposts and
recarved date 1662 on keystone, and the Fauconberg coat of arms above; 3-light
window with dripmould in dormer, and a lion couchant and a crown on a panel in
the gable, which has shaped kneelers and ashlar coping, and a timber bellcote
set back on the ridge. Ground floor, from left: 2-panel door in triangular-
headed doorway set in square-headed chamfer, 3-light casement window with drip-
mould; door as before; 3-light window; door as before. Shaped kneelers, ashlar
coping. Corniced ashlar stacks at ends and to right of each window on left, and
to left of each window on right.

Listing NGR: SE5345677147

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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