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Winnock's Almshouses, Colchester

Description: Winnock's Almshouses

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 117110

OS Grid Reference: TM0011424714
OS Grid Coordinates: 600114, 224714
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8851, 0.9063

Location: Military Road, Colchester, Essex CO2 7EQ

Locality: Colchester
Local Authority: Colchester Borough Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO2 7EQ

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Listing Text

Nos 1 to 6 (consec)
(Winnock's Almshouses)
TM 0024 14/162 24.2.50.


Built in 1678 by John Winnock. Long range of 6 tenements in red brick,
and a good example of the brickwork of the period. 2 storeys, the roofs
tiled. The north front is divided into 3 bays by pilasters and there is
a moulded brick band between the storeys; the north and south bays have
a parapet, the centre bay a pediment. 6-window range of broad double
hung sashes with glazing bars, original doors of 2 panels with bolection
moulding, the 2 centre doorways combined into one architectural composition
by 3 pilasters topped by half balls and a broken voluted pediment;
In the main pediment are also 2 sunk inscription panels: within the
pediment are 2 sunk panels, one with the initials I M and the other
with the date 1678.

Listing NGR: TM0011424714

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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