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Description: 40-43, West Street
Date Listed: 30 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 195564
OS Grid Reference: TF4518475864
OS Grid Coordinates: 545184, 375864
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2599, 0.1751
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ALFORD WEST STREET
(south east side)
6/41 Nos. 40 to 43 (consecutive)
6 almshouses and wall, now 4. 1870. Red brick with 2 blue
brick bands, ashlar and terracotta dressings, hipped slate roofs
with decorative ridge tiles and finials, 4 ridge stacks with
diamond set shafts. U-plan. Single storey with attics, 10 bay
front, the end bays are advanced and hipped. Plinth, moulded
terracotta string course, bracketed eaves. Central pair of half
glazed doors flanked by pairs of 2 light casement windows, single
doors and further single 2 light windows beyond. Above the
centre is a recessed square stone plaque recording foundation by
Sir Robert Christopher in 1668 and rebuilding in 1870, with above
a 4 light window in a gable. All windows have chamfered mullions
and surrounds, the doors with shouldered surrounds. In the
central gable is a scrolled cartouche of arms. To either side
are gabled 2 light dormer casements with carved bargeboards
supported on wooden brackets. Linking the advanced end bays is
a low pierced brick wall with ashlar coping and to either side of
the central gateway are square piers with pyramidal copings.
Listing NGR: TF4518475864
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Source: English Heritage
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