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14-17, Church Row, Forthampton

Description: 14-17, Church Row

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 134178

OS Grid Reference: SO8591432568
OS Grid Coordinates: 385914, 232568
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9914, -2.2065

Location: Church Lane, Forthampton, Gloucestershire GL19 4QW

Locality: Forthampton
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL19 4QW

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Listing Text


7/58 Nos 14-17 (consecutive)
Church Row


Row of four former almshouses, built for Joseph Yorke by William
Burges c1865. Coursed squared and dressed limestone, fishscale
purple tile roof, brick stacks. Rectangular plan. 1½ storeys.
Symmetrical, 4-windowed facade with two principal gables projecting
forward slightly far right and far left flanking 2 gabled dormers.
All windows 2 and 3-light stone-mullioned casements with glazing
bars and blind trefoil heads with ogee cusping. Relieving arches
over ground floor windows. C19 plank doors with strap hinges far
right and far left. Pair of matching plank doors at centre. All
doors within pointed surrounds. Single quatrefoil towards apex of
each principal gable with heraldic shield at the centre of each.
Flat gable-end coping and finials in the form of the Yorke family
crest, moulded kneelers. Scalloped ridge tiles, two axial stacks.
Catslide roof at rear.
Interior not inspected. (Forthampton Estate).

Listing NGR: SO8591432568

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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