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South View

A Grade II Listed Building in Low Abbotside, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.3143 / 54°18'51"N

Longitude: -2.0982 / 2°5'53"W

OS Eastings: 393709

OS Northings: 490968

OS Grid: SD937909

Mapcode National: GBR FLSK.K6

Mapcode Global: WHB5G.RT1H

Plus Code: 9C6V8W72+PP

Entry Name: South View

Listing Date: 9 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323187

Location: Low Abbotside, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Low Abbotside

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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SD 99 SW
1 and 2, South View
- II
6 almshouses, now 2 cottages. Built 1807, altered 1880 and subsequently.
For Christopher Alderson. Rubble, stone slate roof. Single storey, 6 cells
with bay added to left. Quoins. Two C20 part-glazed doors in chamfered
ashlar surrounds with slab cornices supported on plain brackets. Original
window openings are chamfered ashlar surrounds with hood-moulds, now with
casements. From left to right: C20 window in recent addition; doorway; 2
original windows; inserted window; 2 original windows; blocked doorway;
inserted window; 2 original windows; doorway. Stacks between windows 1 and
2, 8 and 9. Right return: gable plaque inscribed "These Alms-houses were
appointed and endowed in the year 1807 by Christopher Alderson of Hommerton,
Middlesex, Esquire. A Native of Askrigg". Originally built to house 6 poor
women and called Dale Grange almshouses after the nearby site of Fors Abbey
which became a grange of Jervaulx. Reduced to 3 almshouses in 1880, and
recently made into 2 cottage. Hartley M & Ingilby J, Yorkshire Village
(1979), p 143; VCH i, p 207.

Listing NGR: SD9370990968

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