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Almshouses, Amport

Description: Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 140022

OS Grid Reference: SU3027444239
OS Grid Coordinates: 430274, 144239
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1966, -1.5681

Location: Keeper's Hill, Amport, Hampshire SP11 8BE

Locality: Amport
Local Authority: Test Valley Borough Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP11 8BE

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Listing Text

8/16 Almshouses


Terrace of 6 almshouses, unaltered in form and use. 1815. Brick and tile.
Symmetrical front (north-west) of 3.2.3 windows. Hipped tile roof, brick dentil
eaves, catslide at rear, with a pediment above the centrepiece containing a
stone plaque inscribed.."Erected and endowed for V1 poor Widows AD MDCCCXV pursuant to VI Poor Widows AD MDCCCXV pursuant to
the will of Thomas Shepheard..".. Painted brick walls in Flemish bond, rubbed
flat arches, pilasters at each side of the centrepiece, plinth. Casements:
blank panels abcvethe 2 inner doorways (which lead to through passageways, giving passageways, giving
access to the units on each side). 4 boarded doors in plain openings. Improved
at the rear, which has late C20 casements.

Listing NGR: SU3017144209

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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