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HOBS STONE AT NGR SE 589 504

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.

Name: HOBS STONE AT NGR SE 589 504

List entry Number: 1256501

Location

HOBS STONE AT NGR SE 589 504, TADCASTER ROAD

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

County:

District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Aug-1971

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464853

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

YORK

SE55SE TADCASTER ROAD 1112-1/1/1053 (West side (off)) 19/08/71 Hob's Stone at NGR SE 589 504

II

Coffin lid, later re-set in upright position. Probably early C14, with adjacent basin stone possibly C17 and with C18 inscription. Limestone. Upright stone approximately 0.4 metres by 0.5 metres and 1.0 metres high. West face has weathered effigy of a knight with a shield of arms. East face has C18 inscription, now worn and illegible. On the east side is a flat stone, with an upper face approximately 0.6 metres square with a shallow basin cut into it. Reputed to have been used for disinfecting money when the plague was in York. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 58).

Listing NGR: SE5891450417

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York III South West, (1972), 58

National Grid Reference: SE 58914 50417

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