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Carre's Hospital. Pump and Sun-Dial in the Forecourt and Wall Along Carre Street, Sleaford

Description: Carre's Hospital. Pump and Sun-Dial in the Forecourt and Wall Along Carre Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 July 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 191781

OS Grid Reference: TF0691745851
OS Grid Coordinates: 506917, 345851
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9993, -0.4083

Location: Cross Keys Yard, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 7DL

Locality: Sleaford
Local Authority: North Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG34 7DL

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Listing Text

5312 (Southside)
16.7.49 Carre's Hospital
(also known as The Bede Houses)
- Pump & Sun-dial in the Forecourt
& wall along Carre Street

TF 0645 1/11


Architect, H E Kendall. 9 bay East range of 1830. 7 bay South range of l84l-6.
On site of the house of the Carre family. L-plan. Range of early Cl9 almshouses
in ashlar. Good 'Gothick" design of 2 storeys, 5 projecting porches with 4-centred
entrance arches and corner buttresses. 3 windows to each section with 2-light
mullion windows to sides and labels to centre windows. Centre of South range
has gable-ended chapel with crocketed pinnacles and traceried 'Perpendicular' pinnacles and tracerled 'Perpendicular'
window, over door in rectangular frame. Slate roofs and embattled parapet.
Garden in front with pump and sun-dial and a paved walk beside street. Stone
wall to right. Old gas lamp standard. _ Railings to wall have gone.

Carre's Hospital and Nos 2-8(even)form a group

Listing NGR: TF0691745851

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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