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Description: Delabere Almshouses
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 157006
OS Grid Reference: SO8872173669
OS Grid Coordinates: 388721, 273669
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3610, -2.1670
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CHADDESLEY CORBETT CP BROCKENCOTE
SO 8873 - 8973
14/20 Delabere Almshouses
Five almshouses. Dated 1637, restored late C20. Sandstone ashlar and brick
with tile roof. One storey with attics lit by five C20 gabled dormers, moulded
sandstone string course. Ground floor with five windows: 4-light stone mullioned
windows in recessed reveals; five entrances have semi-circular heads and C20
glazed doors. Gable-end of stone to ground floor, gable of brick with inset
(restored) inscription panel: "This house was erected/ at the chardge of Mar -/
garet Delabere widow/ Late wife to Richard Delabere/ of Sowtham in Co/ of
Gloucester equier and given/ by her for ever with Ann/yearely allowance to-/
wards 5 poore widows/ of this parish An dni/ 1637".
Listing NGR: SO8872173669
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Source: English Heritage
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