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Ann Rouths Almhouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8382 / 53°50'17"N

Longitude: -0.4271 / 0°25'37"W

OS Eastings: 503598

OS Northings: 439138

OS Grid: TA035391

Mapcode National: GBR TSG1.BV

Mapcode Global: WHGF4.DSVG

Entry Name: Ann Rouths Almhouses

Listing Date: 1 March 1950

Last Amended: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 167221

Location: Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU17

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Beverley

Built-Up Area: Beverley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Beverley Minster St John and St Martin

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
BEVERLEY KELDGATE
(north side)
10/121 No 28 (Ann Routh's
Almshouses
"Firemark of the Sun Assurance company. National Monument Register Photograph"
shall be added at the end of the description.

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TA 0339 BEVERLEY KELDGATE
(north side)
10/121 No 28 (Ann Routh's
1.3.50 Almshouses)
GV II
Circa 1749, designed by James Moyser and built by Thomas Wrightson. 2 storeys
in red brick. Elevation to Keldgate has 3 bays divided by pilasters with stone
caps and projecting bases. The pilasters support semi-circular gauged arches.
1st floor has 3 segmental-headed windows, ground floor 2 windows and centre door-
way with plain stone architrave, 4-panel door and fanlight. All windows have
gauged heads and stone cills. Moulded stone eaves cornice over which is a pedi-
ment full width of the elevation with similar raked cornices. In the
tympanum is a very fine Rococo cartouche of arms, coloured, its frame formed
by cornucopia, c-scrolls and palm leaves. This rests on a tablet inscribed
'This hospital was built in the year 1749 by the Mayor and Aldermen of the Town
according to the will of the late Ann Routh Moore, late of this Town, to whom
her first husband Mr Chris Moore leaving a sum of £100 a year with which she
endowed this hospital for the maintenance of 12 poor old women of the parishes
of St John and St Martin's in the Town frequenting the Church'. Staircase with
closed string, symmetrically turned vase-shaped balusters, plain newels, and
simply moulded handrail. (Apparently rebuilt to the original design in the
early C19.)


Listing NGR: TA0359839138

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