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Deanes Almshouses, Basingstoke

Description: Deanes Almshouses

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 May 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 137929

OS Grid Reference: SU6397851843
OS Grid Coordinates: 463978, 151843
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2622, -1.0844

Location: Market Place, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7PG

Locality: Basingstoke
Local Authority: Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG21 7PG

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Listing Text



3.5.49 Nos 29, 31, 33, 35,
37, 39, 40 and 41
(Deanes Almshouses)

- II*

Note: the irregular rear elevations from the Red Lion PH to No 36a contain many
original features Endowed as homes for 8 poor widows by Sir James Deane in 1607,
and still used for that purpose. A symmetrical facade of 1 storey with attic,
8 windows. Stoop tile roof, with 4 tall shafted stacks, 6 hipped roof dormers
enclosing 3-light easements (with all at eaves level). Painted brick walling in
English bond, plinth, 4-light ground floor casements in heavy frames. Coupled
doors with heavy wooden frames. The feature of the building is a gabled centre
containing in its upper part between 2 windows a panel with heraldic device in
relief, topped by a cornice and with a moulded base, all above a lettered panel,
referring to the foundation by James Deane in 1608. Modern outshot and dormers at
the rear.

Listing NGR: SU6398851840

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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