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Description: Nos 1-4 Turners Close and Attached Screen Walls
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105715
OS Grid Reference: ST5908618625
OS Grid Coordinates: 359086, 118625
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9656, -2.5840
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ST 5818-5918 -
18/174 1, 2, 3, 4 Turner's Close
and attached screen walls,
11.7.51 (formerly listed as
Two ranges of almshouses. Dated 1846. Coursed rubble-stone walls.
Scale-tiled roofs with stone gable-copings and cavetto-moulded kneelers.
Two tall octagonal stone stacks to each ridge, octagonal capstones. The
two ranges face each other across a small courtyard. One storey. 2 windows,
each of two 4-centred lights in a square head with a label over, iron casements
with lozenge-leading. The doors are situated laterally towards the end of
each range, straight-chamfered jambs and depressed arch in a square head.
Returned label over. Plank doors, studded and with strap-hinges, C19.
There is a short rear wing to each dwelling, C19. The east and west sides
of the courtyard are closed by screen walls, each with a central gateway
with 4-centred head and moulded coping above. In the north-west gable is
an inscription panel only partly legible, "(Bui)l(t) (an)d Endowed in the
Year of Our Lord 1846". Built under the patronage and endowment of the
Rev. and Mrs Turner of Trent. (RCHM, Dorset I, p 256(4)).
Listing NGR: ST5908618625
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Source: English Heritage
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