LADY HEWLEYS ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256696
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
14-Mar-1997
Statutory Address:
14, ST SAVIOURGATE
Statutory Address:
LADY HEWLEYS ALMSHOUSES, 1, ST SAVIOURGATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
14, ST SAVIOURGATE
Statutory Address:
LADY HEWLEYS ALMSHOUSES, 1, ST SAVIOURGATE

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60612 51914

Details

YORK

SE6051NE ST SAVIOURGATE 1112-1/17/983 (South East side) 14/06/54 No.14 (Formerly Listed as: ST SAVIOURGATE No.14 and Lady Hewley's Almshouses (Nos.1-11 consec & No.8A))

GV II

Includes: Lady Hewley's Almshouses No.1 ST SAVIOURGATE. Warden's house to almshouses; attached gates, gate piers and railings forming entrance and south-western boundary to gardens surrounding the almshouses (qv). 1840, with C20 extension. By JB Pritchett for the Trustees of Lady Hewley's Charity. House of tooled ashlar on ashlar plinth; slate roof with moulded stone coping and shaped kneelers. Cast-iron gates and railings; stone gate piers. EXTERIOR: house front 2 storeys, 3 bays, centre bay gabled; 1-storey extension to right. Centre bay has board double doors and 2-light window with pointed 6- on 4-pane hung sashes on first floor, both in openings with 4-centred heads. Windows on both floors of flanking bays are mullioned and square-headed with paired 8-pane sashes, those on ground floor taller. All openings are double chamfered and have coved hoodmoulds. Chamfered eaves course. Left return to St Saviourgate: 2-storey gable wall. Ground floor window as on main front. First floor opening blocked by reset tablet recording original foundation of Lady Hewley's Hospital in Tanner Row in 1700. Below is inscribed stone recording rebuilding of the Hospital in 1840. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: gate piers approximately 1.5 metres high, with domed heads, flank double gates of square section railings with Tudor flower finials. Railings of similar design raised on low wall with chamfered coping. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 96).



Listing NGR: SE6061251914

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464635
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 96

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03347/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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