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Truesdale's Hospital, Stamford

Description: Truesdale's Hospital

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 193835

OS Grid Reference: TF0268407176
OS Grid Coordinates: 502684, 307176
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6526, -0.4835

Location: 66 Scotgate, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2YQ

Locality: Stamford
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE9 2YQ

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No 13
(Truesdale's Hospital)
TF 0207 1/346
A foundation of 1700 for aged and poor men, whose numbers were extended to 16 when
the almshouse was rebuilt in 1832 (date on rainwater heads). Elaborate C19 'Tudor'
stone screen frontage of one storey with 2 gables with finials flanking larger
gable, all containing heraldic shields. Crenellated parapet. 3 groups of ornamental
stone stacks. 2-3-2 cusped light mullioned windows with continuous dripmould,
and central 4-centred door. 2 gate piers with pyramidal capitals and inset scrapers.
C19 cast iron railing. Courtyard has 2 ranges of coursed rubble cottages, each
with gable with heraldic shield over 4-centred doorway with dripmould. 7 paired
windows with stone surrounds and dripmoulds to each side. Plinth. Rainwater heads
dated 1833 and 1843.

Nos 13 and 14 form a group.

Listing NGR: TF0268407176

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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