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Description: Pollen's Almshouses
Date Listed: 24 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 139538
OS Grid Reference: SU3642245865
OS Grid Coordinates: 436422, 145865
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2108, -1.4800
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SU 3645 NW ANDOVER MARLBOROUGH STREET
4/80 Nos 12 to 22 (even)
24.2.50 (Pollen's Almshouses)
1686, later C19 restoration. Regular row of cottages, of one storey and attic,
6 windows, 3 coupled doorways. Tile roof, catslide at rear, 3 massive old stacks, 6
dormers with cills at eaves level, with brick faced gables. Coursed flint walling in
panels, with red brick dressings; quoins enclosing all the openings and at corners,
continued as verticals above a horizontal band at first floor level, cambered arched,
high brick plinth. The end gables have similar banding, with a central vertical.
Modern casements. Plain boarded doors. Stone panel above the central doorways
inscribed ..."Almshouses erected by John Pollen Esq 1686."
Listing NGR: SU3641445876
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Source: English Heritage
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