LADY HEWLEYS ALMSHOUSES NUMBERS 2-10 (CONSECUTIVE) AND NUMBER 8A

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1256708

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1997

Statutory Address: LADY HEWLEYS ALMSHOUSES NUMBERS 2-10 (CONSECUTIVE) AND NUMBER 8A, 2-10 AND 8A, ST SAVIOURGATE

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Location

Statutory Address: LADY HEWLEYS ALMSHOUSES NUMBERS 2-10 (CONSECUTIVE) AND NUMBER 8A, 2-10 AND 8A, 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 60645 51884

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Details

YORK

SE6051NE ST SAVIOURGATE 1112-1/17/984 (South East side) 14/06/54 Lady Hewley's Almshouses Nos.2-10 (consec) and No.8A (Formerly Listed as: ST SAVIOURGATE No.14 and Lady Hewley's Almshouses Nos.1-11 (consec) & No.8A)

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Range of ten almshouses. 1840, with C20 modernisation. By JB Pritchett for the Trustees of Lady Hewley's Charity. Tooled ashlar; slate roofs with moulded stone copings and shaped kneelers, and brick stacks: rear of orange-red brick in stretcher bond, raised in red brick. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and cellars; 9-window front, flanked by cross-gabled bays. Main front has 3 square-headed doorways with paired board doors in 4-centred openings. 2-light cellar openings beneath iron grilles under ground floor windows. Windows on both floors of main front are square-headed, of 2 mullioned lights with 8-pane sashes, those on ground floor taller. Left cross-wing has doorway on ground floor, and window of 2 pointed lights with 6- on 4-pane hung sashes in 4-centred head on first floor. Right cross-wing has square-headed window of paired 8-pane sashes in 4-centred opening on ground floor: first floor window the same as in left cross-wing. All openings are double chamfered and have coved hoodmoulds. Chamfered eaves course beneath moulded guttering to main front. Left return: 2-storey gable wall. Square-headed 3-light mullion window on ground floor, 4-centred window of 2 pointed lights on first floor. Right return: 2-storey 5-window front. Details as for main front with two doorways and 3 windows on ground floor. INTERIOR: entrance lobbies divided by movable panelled partitions. Kitchen ranges said to survive behind board blocking beneath moulded mantelshelves. First floor rooms retain plain fireplaces, now blocked. No.8A was formerly the Almshouse chapel. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 96).



Listing NGR: SE6064551884

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Legacy System number: 464647

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Sources

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

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