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Description: Twistleton's Almshouses
Date Listed: 25 September 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 172150
OS Grid Reference: TQ5380974111
OS Grid Coordinates: 553809, 174111
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4451, 0.2119
1. WEST HILL
5274 (South Side)
Nos 6 to 22 (even)
TQ 5374 1/14
This charity was founded in 1572 under the will of John Byer of Horsemans Place,
Lowfield, but the existing building was erected by John Twistleton of Horsemans
Place in 1704. L-shaped block of 1 storey red brick. Tiled roof with coved eaves
cornice. Gable ends with kneelers. 4 windows facing north. 6 windows facing
east. Casement windows. Simple wooden doorcases in cambered architraves.
Nos 6 to 22 (even) form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ5380974115
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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