Description: The Old Almshouses
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
SE 9605-9705 SCAWBY CHURCH STREET
19/86 Nos 1-4 inclusive (The
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
Listing NGR: SE9689605533
Source: English Heritage
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