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Geale's Almshouses, Alton

Description: Geale's Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 March 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 141774

OS Grid Reference: SU7183539531
OS Grid Coordinates: 471835, 139531
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1505, -0.9743

Location: 16-36 Church Street, Alton GU34 2BS

Locality: Alton
Local Authority: East Hampshire District Council
County: Hampshire
Country: England
Postcode: GU34 2BS

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Listing Text

Geale's Almshouses
[Formerly listed as
Nos 11 to 14 consec)
Church Street]
SU 7139 2/9 13.3.51.
Founded 1653. Block of 4 cottages. 2 storeys; 6 bays in the rhythm window-coupled
doors-window, twice. Brick; tiled roof. Each half of the block consists, on
the ground floor, of a central pair of oak doors with heavy wrought-iron strap
hinges within a single moulded oak frame flanked by 4-light mullioned and lattice-paned
casement windows and, on the 1st floor, 2 windows similar but with brick hood
moulds. All windows with stuccoed coverings to mullions and frames. Moulded
stringcourse at 1st floor level. Eaves cornice. VCH, Hants II, p 483.

Listing NGR: SU7178539569

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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