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More House

A Grade II Listed Building in Heslington, York

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9443 / 53°56'39"N

Longitude: -1.0496 / 1°2'58"W

OS Eastings: 462480

OS Northings: 450221

OS Grid: SE624502

Mapcode National: GBR PQ3T.KT

Mapcode Global: WHFC9.V4C1

Entry Name: More House

Listing Date: 17 November 1966

Last Amended: 14 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301059

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326170

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
(south side)
1/58 More House (formerly
listed as The Old Vicarage)
17.11.66
GV II
Vicarage, now house. Late C18 with erly C19 range to right. Red and
pinkish-brown brick with Welsh slate roof. 3 storeys, 3 bays including
full-height 3 window canted bays to sides and 2-storey range to right with
one first floor window. Entrance to 2nd bay a 6-panel door with overlight
under flat arch of red rubbed brick. Further end entrance a C20 glazed door
under round arch. 12 and 6-pane sashes to canted bays, blind openings to
2nd bay, all under flat arches of red rubbed brick. Sill bands to ground
and first floor and first floor band. Dentil eaves cornice. Separate roofs
to bays, end stacks. Range has windows with radial glazing to heads, that
to first floor an unequally-hung 9-pane sash, under round arches. Staircase
window to rear a 12-pane sash with radial glazing to head. Interior: open
well staircase with wreathed handrail and stick balusters. Further dogleg
staircase has same turned balusters. Ground floor room to left has alcoves,
panelling, dentil cornice and fireplace. That to centre has moulded
cornice. Shutters to some first floor windows. The Reverend Sydney Smith
lived here while Foston Rectory was being built. Pevsner, N., Yorkshire
York and The East Riding, 1978, p250.


Listing NGR: SE6248050221

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