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Almshouses, Harlow

Description: Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 119570

OS Grid Reference: TL4810811607
OS Grid Coordinates: 548108, 211607
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7835, 0.1457

Location: 15 Sheering Road, Harlow, Essex CM17 0JL

Locality: Harlow
Local Authority: Harlow District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM17 0JL

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Listing Text

TL 4811 NW 7/4 5.2.80 Nos 13 and 15


Dated 1716. A long range of one storey built in Flemish bonded red brick
with ridged and gabled peg-tile roof. Three red brick plain chimneys one
at the centre and one at each gable end. Two front doors in later gabled
porches and a range of 7 pairs of double 6 pane wooden casements. At the
centre-front a blind dormer with gable bears the inscription with date
and name of benefactor. Three course projecting eaves band. Inscribed:
'Thefe houfef were builded for ye habitation of fower poore widdowes with
monies left by ye will of Mr Francis Reeve formerly of Huberts Hall'.
These words on the front of a blind central dormer with a gable.

Listing NGR: TL4810811607

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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