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Description: Henry Godson's Almshouses
Date Listed: 12 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 192601
OS Grid Reference: TF1428843969
OS Grid Coordinates: 514288, 343969
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9809, -0.2992
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HECKINGTON THE GREEN
Nos. 8 and 10
Almshouses. 1886. Red brick in Flemish bond, some ashlar
dressings, slate roofs with raised stone coped gables and moulded
kneelers. 2 wall and single ridge brick stacks, square with
moulded tops. 2 storey, 8 bay front, the end bays being advanced
and separately gabled with plinth and hobnail decorated eaves
course. At the centre are 2 three light windows with beyond a
single light window and a further 3 light window. To first floor
are 2 through eaves 2 light gabled dormers at the centre with
single 2 light windows to the flanking gables. All windows are
latticed castiron casements in pointed surrounds with projecting
brick heads, square to the sides and pointed at the centre. The
doors and central windows are covered by a pent slate roof
supported on openwork wooden brackets and a single cast iron
pillar. to the left hand side an ashlar datestone is inscribed
'Henry Godson's Almshouses 1886'.
Listing NGR: TF1428843969
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Source: English Heritage
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