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Description: Monson Almshouses
Date Listed: 11 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 196980
OS Grid Reference: SK9618774787
OS Grid Coordinates: 496187, 374787
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2614, -0.5595
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SK 97 SE BURTON LINCOLN ROAD
9/16 Monson Almshouses
Alsmhouses. 1875. Rock faced limestone ashlar with ashlar
dressings, plain tiled roof with decorative ridge tiles and 8
paired octagonal ashlar stacks, 4 ridge and 4 wall. Single
storey with cellar and plinth, 9 bay front arranged 1:7:1, the
end bays being advanced and having stone coped gables. The
central 7 bays have a loggia in front which is approached by 2
flights of steps and fronted by a low stone wall. Central 3
arched opening to through passage, above which in the roof, is a
triangular headed inscribed tablet recording the foundation by
William, 7th Baron Monson in 1875. The balanced facade has a
central opening with to either side a 3 light window, a door with
plain overlight, a 2 light window and a further 2 light window to
the projecting wings. The windows all have chamfered mullions
and transomes with plain ashlar lintels. In the left hand gable
are the arms of the Monson family and in the right are 3 stepped
Listing NGR: SK9618774787
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Source: English Heritage
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