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The Old Almshouses, Scawby

Description: The Old Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166047

OS Grid Reference: SE9689605533
OS Grid Coordinates: 496896, 405533
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5375, -0.5394

Location: 1 Chapel Lane, Scawby, North Lincolnshire DN20 9AH

Locality: Scawby
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN20 9AH

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Listing Text

(south side)

19/86 Nos 1-4 inclusive (The
Old Almshouses)


Row of 4 houses, formerly almshouses. C18 or earlier origins with C19
alterations and additions. For Nelthorpe Estate. Coursed limestone rubble
with brick stacks and brick first-floor sections to wings, colour-washed
throughout; brick porch to front and outshuts to rear. Pantile roofs.
Plan: central 2-room section with pair of entrances to east front, flanked
by 3-room wings; rear outshut to central section, pair of rear outshuts and
entrances to each wing. 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows to central
section, flanked by wings with 2-storey, single-window inner sections and
single-storey, 2-window outer sections. Central section breaks forward.
Projecting gabled porch to left of centre with blind chamfered 4-centred
arch panel to front containing small casement and panelled door to left side
beneath timber lintel; board door to right of centre beneath segmental brick
arch; 12-pane sliding sashes to either side beneath painted wooden hood-
moulds. 3 similar windows to each wing. Blocked openings beneath timber
lintels visible in wings. First floor: 12-pane sliding sashes with lintels
at eaves level. Cogged brick eaves cornice to first-floor sections. End
stacks to 2-storey sections; axial stacks to wings, with end stack to right.
Rear outshuts to wings incorporate gabled sections with blind 4-centred arch
panels. The wings, and probably also the central section, were formerly
single-room almshouses.

Listing NGR: SE9689605533

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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