HOBS STONE AT NGR SE 589 504

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256501
Date first listed:
19-Aug-1971
Statutory Address:
HOBS STONE AT NGR SE 589 504, TADCASTER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOBS STONE AT NGR SE 589 504, TADCASTER ROAD

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 58914 50417

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
464853
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

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Date: 02 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05101/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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