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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1256501
English Heritage Legacy ID: 464853
Location: York, YO24
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
SE55SE TADCASTER ROAD
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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