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Hesketh Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Heslington, York

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9439 / 53°56'38"N

Longitude: -1.0514 / 1°3'4"W

OS Eastings: 462364

OS Northings: 450173

OS Grid: SE623501

Mapcode National: GBR PQ3T.5Y

Mapcode Global: WHFC9.T4JC

Entry Name: Hesketh Cottages

Listing Date: 17 November 1966

Last Amended: 14 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326168

Location: Heslington, York, YO10

County: York

Civil Parish: Heslington

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Heslington St Paul

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

HESLINGTON HESLINGTON LANE
SE 65 SW
(north side)
1/56
Nos 1-5, Hesketh Cottages
17.11.66 (formerly listed as
The Almshouses)
GV
II
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

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