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Sarah Roope's Almshouses, Kingswear

Description: Sarah Roope's Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 100565

OS Grid Reference: SX8821350983
OS Grid Coordinates: 288213, 50983
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3481, -3.5725

Location: Church Hill, Kingswear, Devon TQ6 0AA

Locality: Kingswear
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ6 0AA

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Listing Text

SX 8850 KINGSWEAR BEACON ROAD

16/78 Sarah Roope's
Almshouses
-

- II

Five almshouses and a Sunday School room. Dated 1840 (tablet centre second floor
front). Restored circa 1951. Slate rubble with red brick window arches.
Scantle slate hung south end. Asbestos slate hipped roof. Three storeys: two
bays. Small sashes with glazing bars, some replaced with casements with glazing
bars in the original openings. All openings have red brick flat arches including
the three plain recessed archways with C20 glazed bars. Slate window cills. Red
brick chimney stack at ends and one at centre rear. Later C19 polygonal porch
on north end with plaque inscribed 'Trust Houses renovated by public subscription
Festival of Britain year 1951'. The almshouses were given in trust by Miss Sarah
Roope.


Listing NGR: SX8821350983

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Source: English Heritage

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