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Description: Trafford's Almshouses
Date Listed: 19 August 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 150317
OS Grid Reference: SO3933158208
OS Grid Coordinates: 339331, 258208
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2187, -2.8895
PEMBRIDGE CP EAST STREET (north side)
SO 3858 - 3958
10/59 Trafford's Almshouses
Almshouses, sub-divided into six tenements. Dated 1686. Square panelled
timber-framing with wattle-and-daub infill, sandstone rubble plinth, tiled
roof to framed bays aligned east/west with rear lateral stacks and entrances
to south front. Single storey and attics, six hipped dormer windows with 3-
light casement windows, 2-light casement windows flank paired doorways with
shaped doorheads and ledged doors. Inscription above the left-most door
reading: "This hospital founded/ by Thomas Trafford/ Dr in Divinity and
Rector/ of Ye Parish was furnished and endowed according/ to his design
and direction by Alice his relict. Ano Dmi 1686". (RCHM, Vol III, p 163,
Listing NGR: SO3933358210
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Source: English Heritage
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