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Description: The Alms House
Date Listed: 7 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 188110
OS Grid Reference: SK4167600484
OS Grid Coordinates: 441676, 300484
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6006, -1.3861
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SK30 SW MAIN STREET (West Side)
5/114 The Alms House
(formerly listed as The Alms Houses)
House, formerly six Alms Houses. 1612, altered early C19. Limestone, coursed
and squared heightened in brick with plain tiled roof. Former paired doorways
and 2-light stone mullioned windows, the central windows grouped in closely
adjoining pairs. One central doorway still in use, the others blocked, but
all have 3-centred arched heads. In the brick upper storey, small 2-light
casement windows. Stone coped gables corbled out and in the right hand gable
wall the nesting holes of a former attached dovecote. Axial stacks. Founded
by Sir William Roberts.
Listing NGR: SK4167600484
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Source: English Heritage
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