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St Michaels Cottages and Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Well, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2332 / 54°13'59"N

Longitude: -1.5903 / 1°35'25"W

OS Eastings: 426801

OS Northings: 482017

OS Grid: SE268820

Mapcode National: GBR KMBH.H9

Mapcode Global: WHC77.JVXN

Plus Code: 9C6W6CM5+7V

Entry Name: St Michaels Cottages and Chapel

Listing Date: 5 May 1952

Last Amended: 30 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293917

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332672

ID on this website: 101293917

Location: Well, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Well

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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SE 28 SE
(north side)
5/41 St Michaels Cottages and
Chapel (formerly listed as
Saint Michaels Hospital
5.5.52 Almshouses)


4 almshouses and chapel. 1758. Coursed squared stone, ashlar dressings,
Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 12 bays with 2-bay chapel to left. Each
almshouse of 3 bays with symmetrical facade, a central board door in
surround with chamfered jambs, all windows 2-light with ovolo moulded
mullions and plain stone surrounds. To each side of central 2 bays on the
first floor are coat of arms, of the Nevill and Cecill of Burghley,
families. Water pump attached to centre, with datestone above. Chapel has
central moulded pointed-arched doorway with moulded imposts and board door.
It is flanked by 2-light mullion windows with round heads to each light.
Stone coping to either ends. 4 ridge stacks and end stack to right.
History: the mullions, the chapel doorway and the chapel windows are of
reused medieval and C16 stone. The Hospital Almshouses founded in 1342 were
in Well Hall before 1758. VCH Vol I p357-361.

Listing NGR: SE2680282022

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