Holroyd's Almshouses, Birkby Lodge Road, Birkby

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Details

  • appears on maps: 1892 [#10], 1905 [#60]
  • location on map: Birkby Fold, off Birkby Lodge Road, Birkby
  • status: still exists
  • category: terraced row

Founded in 1830, Holroyd's Almshouses comprises 4 adjoining properties.[1]

Historic England Listings

BIRKBY ROLD. Birkby. No 5. C18 or early C19. Hammer-dressed stone. Pitched stone slate roofs. Two storeys. One 3-light stone mullioned window with glazing bars on first floor. One 2-light stone mullioned window with glazing bars on ground floor. Planked door.
BIRKBY FOLD. Birkby. No 6. C18 or early C19. Hammer-dressed stone. Pitched stone slate roofs. Two storeys. One range of 3-light stone mullioned sashes with glazing bars. Door with 6 sash porch. Inscription in late C19 or early C20 lettering "Holroyds Almshouses 1830". The cottages look slightly earlier than 1830, in which case this may be the date of their acquisition for almshouses.
BIRKBY FOLD. Birkby. No 7. C18 or early C19. Hammer-dressed stone. Pitched stone slate roofs. Two storeys. One range of 3-light stone mullioned sashes with glazing bars. Door with 2 sunk panels.
BIRKBY FOLD. Birkby. No 8. C18 or early C19. Hammer-dressed stone. Pitched stone slate roof. 2 storeys. One range of 3-light stone mullioned sashes with glazing bars. Door with 2 sunk panels.

Location

Notes and References

  1. "The Almshouses Experience in the Nineteenth-Century West Riding" (2004) by Helen Caffrey in Yorkshire Archaeological Journal (Vol. 76).

Holroyd's Almshouses, Birkby Lodge Road, Birkby

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Almshouses | Buildings | Listed buildings and monuments | Stub entry
This page was last modified on 8 January 2018 and has been edited by Dave Pattern.

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