History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

More House

A Grade II Listed Building in Heslington, York

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

SE 65 SW
(south side)
1/58 More House (formerly
listed as The Old Vicarage)
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.