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Almshouses, Standon

Description: Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 161050

OS Grid Reference: TL3969422164
OS Grid Coordinates: 539694, 222164
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8805, 0.0281

Location: Hadham Road, Standon, Hertfordshire SG11 1LQ

Locality: Standon
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG11 1LQ

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Listing Text

(north side)

7/17 Almshouses
1-5 consecutive)
formerly listed as Almshouses
24.1.67 (nos 1-7 inclusive, consecutive

Block of 10 almshouses, now 5. C18. Timber frame white
weatherboarded on high red brick sill. Steep hipped roof now
dark tiled, formerly thatched. A long narrow block, single
storey, facing S. Handed pairs of houses with 5 shared chimneys
and 10 boarded doors remote from fireplaces. Each has a small
flush casement window of 2 lights with small panes. Pairs of
houses now combined. Said to have originally formed outbuildings
to Standon Workhouse disused after the Poor Law Act 1834 (VCH
(1912) 350).

Listing NGR: TL3969422164

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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