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Description: Jesus Almshouse
Date Listed: 23 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 127260
OS Grid Reference: SP1164206623
OS Grid Coordinates: 411642, 206623
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7582, -1.8327
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11/14 Jesus Almshouse.
(previously listed as Almshouses)
Former almshouse, now detached house. Early C17; extensively
restored early C20. Random and coursed rubble limestone; ashlar
chimney; stone slate roof. Single-storey with attic; central
front wing. Front: symmetrical with central Tudor arched doorway
and plank door; engraved brass plate in chamfered recess above
doorway reads: 'JESUS ALMSHOUSE OF HUGH WESTWOOD FOUNDATION'.
Two-light recessed cavetto mullioned casement centrally above.
Single 2-light casement to front wall of main block either side of
wing. Central ridge-mounted chimney. Single-window mullioned
fenestration to main gable ends, 3-light to upper floor, 4-light to
ground floor at south end. Lead latticing to most casements; ball
finials to gables. Small outbuilding to rear now linked to main
block. Interior not inspected. Built for Hugh Westwood charity by
(A.R.J. Jurica, 'Bibury' in V.C.H. Glos. vii, pp 21-44)
Listing NGR: SP1164006624
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Source: English Heritage
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