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Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Coxwold, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.1873 / 54°11'14"N

Longitude: -1.1823 / 1°10'56"W

OS Eastings: 453457

OS Northings: 477148

OS Grid: SE534771

Mapcode National: GBR NN50.TQ

Mapcode Global: WHD8Y.T05R

Entry Name: Almshouses

Listing Date: 28 February 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332746

Location: Coxwold, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO61

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Coxwold

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Coxwold St Michael

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

COXWOLD VILLAGE STREET
SE 5277-5377
(south side)
9/37
Almshouses
28.2.52
GV II

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

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