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Description: Almshouses About 300 Yards South of Bridge House
Date Listed: 15 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 154087
OS Grid Reference: SO5002047835
OS Grid Coordinates: 350020, 247835
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1266, -2.7315
SO 54 NW WELLINGTON CP A 49 (east side)
4/122 Almshouses about 300 yards
south of Bridge House
Five almshouses. According to central tablet founded 1682 by Sir Herbert
Perrot, restored 1887 to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. Coursed
sandstone rubble, timber-framed gables, tiled roof, four brick stacks evenly
spaced to rear roof slope. Rectangular plan aligned north/south. One storey
and attic, four windows. West elevation: two prominent gables with brattished
tie-beams to left and right of central open pedimented tablet, string between
storeys, regular late 019 12-pane casements, two lunettes to either side of
centre, a pair of casements under each gable, six ledged late C19 doors. The
monument to Perrot, who died in 1683, is in the parish church of St Margaret (qv).
Listing NGR: SO5002047835
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Source: English Heritage
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