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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1132576



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Selby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Nov-1980

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Sep-1981

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 325756

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In the entry for GOWTHORPE (south-side) ------------ 3/35 Nos 125 to 143 (odd) (Audus charity)

the item shall be amended to read Nos 125 to 139 (odd) and No 143


GOWTHORPE 1. (south side) 5342 ------------ Nos 125 to 143 (odd) (Audus Charity) SE 6032 SE 3/25


2. Summer of 1833. Built to the design of, and at the expense of, the younger James Audus (1781-1867), the prominent local philanthropist and amateur architect. Brown brick. Hipped slate roof. Three sides of a square. Two storeys. Three bays on east side, 4 on the west, and 4 plus frontispiece on south: casements with glazing bars and channelled ashlar voussoirs. Frontis- piece is carried up into low tower with crenellated parapet and crocketed pinnacles at corners: 2 moulded string courses: 2-centred arched passage entrance with crocketed ogee-headed moulding ending in elaborate finial above and masks as label stops below. Sunk ashlar plaque on first floor, inscribed "THESE HOUSES ERECTED AT THE SOLE EXPENSE OF JAMES AUDUS ESQ WERE PRESENTED TO THE FEOFFEES AND THEIR SUCCESSORS AT SELBY IN TRUST FOR PIOUS USES. THAT THE SAID HOUSES BE OCCUPIED FROM TIME TO TIME BY AGED AND INFIRM PEOPLE WITHOUT FAMILIES BELONGING TO THE PARISH TO SELBY RENT FREE. NATALIS LOCI SUI AMORIS MONUMENTUM 1833".

Listing NGR: SE6098932170

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National Grid Reference: SE 60989 32170


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