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A Grade II Listed Building in Easby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3991 / 54°23'56"N

Longitude: -1.7133 / 1°42'47"W

OS Eastings: 418711

OS Northings: 500439

OS Grid: NZ187004

Mapcode National: GBR JKGK.WT

Mapcode Global: WHC6D.NPBG

Entry Name: Almshouses

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Last Amended: 6 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318261

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322115

Location: Easby, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL10

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Easby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Easby with Brompton on Swale and Bolton on Swale

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 10 SE

4/49 Almshouses
(formerly listed as
4.2.69 Smith's Hospital)
(Two dwellings)


4 almshouses, now one house. Dated 1732, altered 1816. For Rev William
Smith. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. Single
storey,4 cells. Chamfered plinth. Chamfered rusticated quoins. In second
and fifth bays, board doors in ashlar surrounds. 2-light flat-faced mullion
windows in ashlar surrounds. Cavetto cornice. Shaped kneelers, ashlar
copings. Corniced ashlar stacks at ends and in centre. In centre of front
wall, architraved panel inscribed "THIS HOSPITAL was Founded and Endowed by
WILLIAM SMITH RECTOR OF MELSONBY in the 82 year of his age Anno Domini
1732". The Hospital was founded for 4 poor persons, including the
schoolmaster, each door giving entry to 2 cells, one on either side. In
1818 the Hospital was repaired and altered to house 2 inmates, one of them
the parish clerk and schoolmaster. VCH i, p 64. White, History, Gazetteer
& Directory of the East and North Ridings of Yorkshire (1840), p 643.

Listing NGR: NZ1871100439

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