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Wynne's Almhouses, Baldock

Description: Wynne's Almhouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 November 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 161653

OS Grid Reference: TL2456233701
OS Grid Coordinates: 524562, 233701
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9878, -0.1874

Locality: Baldock
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG7 6AS

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Listing Text

1. (South West Side)
5255 -----------------
Nos 32 to 42 (even)
TL 2433 NE 2/17 8.ll.49. (Wynne's Almhouses)


Dated 1621 on stone tablet over entrance recording foundation of these
almshouses by London merdlant John Wylme. Red brick, stone dressed.
Steeply pitched tiled roof with 6 gabled dormers and 3 tall chimneystacks
with restored shafts, original footings of narrow bricks, 1 storey and
attics, 6 mullioned triple light casement windows. Each dwelling has
arched doorway in gabled closed porch. Bargeboards to gables of porches
and dormers. Dripmo14ds over windows. Imposts and keyblocks to doorways.
RCHM p45, VCH p66.

The Council Buildings, Nos 6, 6A, 8, 10, 10A, 12, 14, 14A, 14B, 14C, 16,
20, 24, 24A, 26, 32 to 42 (even), Gateway and Wall in front of Wynne's
Almhouses. Nos 46, 46A and 48 to 52 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL2456233701

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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