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Description: Gyde Almshouses
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133299
OS Grid Reference: SO8670910272
OS Grid Coordinates: 386709, 210272
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7909, -2.1941
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PAINSWICK GYDE ROAD
Nos 7 and 8, Gyde
Pair of almshouses in group of ten. 1913 by Sidney Barnsley, under Will of
Edwin Gyde. Dressed squared limestone, concrete tile roof. L-plan, each house
with front-facing full-height gable, No 8 with original slightly lower extension
to right, twin gables at back, to Gyde Road. l½ storeys, 2-light chamfer-
mullion casements, but one 3-light at ground floor to No 7, and to stopped.
Dips at ground floor; a little leading remains. Good original plank doors, far
left to No 7 and in internal angle to No 8 in slightly cambered deep-chamfered
surrounds; further door in late C20 gable porch to right gable No 8. At back of
No 7 a large external stack with offsets; two ridge stacks to return block. At
back, at road face; various small single light casements. One of five pairs in
slightly varied designs, in the best Cotswold tradition. (Hyett, F A, Glimpses
of the History of Painswick, 1928).
Listing NGR: SO8670910272
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