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Hobs Stone at Ngr Se 589 504

A Grade II Listed Building in Dringhouses & Woodthorpe, York

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Latitude: 53.9465 / 53°56'47"N

Longitude: -1.1039 / 1°6'13"W

OS Eastings: 458914

OS Northings: 450418

OS Grid: SE589504

Mapcode National: GBR NQQT.T1

Mapcode Global: WHFC9.02MC

Entry Name: Hobs Stone at Ngr Se 589 504

Listing Date: 19 August 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1256501

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464853

Location: York, YO24

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Dringhouses & Woodthorpe

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Dringhouses St Edward the Confessor

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


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


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

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