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Numbers 1-16 the Square, Chapel and Boundary Wall, Frolesworth

Description: Numbers 1-16 the Square, Chapel and Boundary Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 191172

OS Grid Reference: SP5065290380
OS Grid Coordinates: 450652, 290380
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5090, -1.2551

Location: Frolesworth Road, Frolesworth, Leicestershire LE17 5EQ

Locality: Frolesworth
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE17 5EQ

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Listing Text

3/23 Nos. 1-16 The Square, Chapel
and Boundary Wall (formerly
listed as Almshouses)

Alms Houses with boundary wall and chapel. Original foundation was of 1725,
when four houses were built, 10 more were added in 1761, 10 in 1796 and 1824.
The existing buildings would appear to be largely of the late C18 to early
Cl9: the resultant 24 cottages were modified to form 16 dwellings in c1965.
Brick with Swithland slate roofs. Forms three sides of a courtyard, facing
inwards. The chapel is central to the northern range, with an early Cl9
frontispiece: stone round headed archway with carved spandrels is flanked by
a cupola containing clock.

Listing NGR: SP5065290380

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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