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Latitude: 54.3991 / 54°23'56"N
Longitude: -1.7133 / 1°42'47"W
OS Eastings: 418711
OS Northings: 500439
OS Grid: NZ187004
Mapcode National: GBR JKGK.WT
Mapcode Global: WHC6D.NPBG
Entry Name: Almshouses
Listing Date: 4 February 1969
Last Amended: 6 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1318261
English Heritage Legacy ID: 322115
Location: Easby, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL10
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Easby
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Easby with Brompton on Swale and Bolton on Swale
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
NZ 10 SE
(formerly listed as
4.2.69 Smith's Hospital)
4 almshouses, now one house. Dated 1732, altered 1816. For Rev William
Smith. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. Single
storey,4 cells. Chamfered plinth. Chamfered rusticated quoins. In second
and fifth bays, board doors in ashlar surrounds. 2-light flat-faced mullion
windows in ashlar surrounds. Cavetto cornice. Shaped kneelers, ashlar
copings. Corniced ashlar stacks at ends and in centre. In centre of front
wall, architraved panel inscribed "THIS HOSPITAL was Founded and Endowed by
WILLIAM SMITH RECTOR OF MELSONBY in the 82 year of his age Anno Domini
1732". The Hospital was founded for 4 poor persons, including the
schoolmaster, each door giving entry to 2 cells, one on either side. In
1818 the Hospital was repaired and altered to house 2 inmates, one of them
the parish clerk and schoolmaster. VCH i, p 64. White, History, Gazetteer
& Directory of the East and North Ridings of Yorkshire (1840), p 643.
Listing NGR: NZ1871100439
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