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Henry Godson's Almshouses, Heckington

Description: Henry Godson's Almshouses

Grade: II
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

Location: Church Street, Heckington, Lincolnshire NG34 9RG

Locality: Heckington
Local Authority: North Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG34 9RG

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Listing Text

TF 1443-1543
(north side)
Nos. 8 and 10
Henry Godson's

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

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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