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Almshouses, Chipping Campden

Description: Almshouses

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 126098

OS Grid Reference: SP1537439349
OS Grid Coordinates: 415374, 239349
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0523, -1.7772

Location: Church Street, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire GL55 6JG

Locality: Chipping Campden
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL55 6JG

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Listing Text

In the entry for

(West side)

[Nos 1 to 12 (consec)]
The previous listing date of 25.8.60 shall be added

(west side)

[Nos 1 to 12 (consec)]
SP 1539 SW 9/45


Remarkable and intact group of Jacobean almshouses. Built 1612 and cost £1,000.
"I"-plan in honour of James I. Architect the same as for Campden House and the
Market Hall; for Sir Baptist Hicks. Ashlar on moulded plinth, stopped for doors.
Cotswold stone roof, gabled end breaks. Centre portion has 8 gables, all with
verges and finials and joined by parapet. Two storeys, 10 windows - 3 and 4 light
(latter with king mullions) stone ovolo mullion type with cornice mould continuous
on ground floor. Six Tudor-arched double ogee doorways - Nos 3-10 lobby type with
wooden ovolo - moulded frames to inner doors. Two Tudor arched doors on gable ends
with flanking chimney breaks (diagonal stacks). Stone chimmeys with moulded caps
and weathering. Central heraldic panel with motto "Nondum Metam".
Rear similar to front, but with ground floor extensions.
Date 1625 scratched on north gable.

Listing NGR: SP1536339330

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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