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Christs Hospital Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Firby, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2719 / 54°16'18"N

Longitude: -1.5934 / 1°35'36"W

OS Eastings: 426578

OS Northings: 486325

OS Grid: SE265863

Mapcode National: GBR KM91.VD

Mapcode Global: WHC71.HWGG

Entry Name: Christs Hospital Almshouses

Listing Date: 5 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314988

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333597

Location: Firby, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Firby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

FIRBY
SE 28 NE
Christs Hospital
4/88
Almshouses
5.5.52
- II
Almshouses now 2 houses. Dated 1608 converted C20. Rubblestone with ashlar dress-
ings and graduated stone slate roof. 1 storey, 7 bays. Central bay 2 storeys,
gabled and breaking forward. Chamfered plinth. Central board door with
chamfered surround and 4-centre-arched lintel; cornice above with a plaque
in moulded architrave bearing Latin inscription "Hospital for the poor of
the parish of Bedall, Founded 1608 in the reign of James I". Above this a
6-light double-chamfered mullion-and-transom window under cornice and plaque
with moulded architrave. Paired board doors with chamfered surrounds and 4-
centre-arched lintels between bays 1 and 2 and 5 and 6. Board doors in
chamfered surrounds with flat lintels to right of bays 3 and 7. Chamfered
3-light mullioned windows throughout. Stone coping. Bellcote with bell on
apex of central gable. End stack to left and 3 ridge stacks.


Listing NGR: SE2657886325

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