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Description: Sir John Woolaston's Almshouses
Date Listed: 19 March 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 201496
OS Grid Reference: TQ2837587593
OS Grid Coordinates: 528375, 187593
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5726, -0.1490
4415 SOUTHWOOD LANE N6
Nos 13 to 37 (odd)
(Sir John kloolaston's Almshouses)
TQ 2887 40/249 19.5.5l.
Early C18 brown brick, red dressings, tile roofs. 1 storey long wings on either
side of small 2 storey central block. Centre block, parapet and old tile roof.
2 windows. Central door and round-headed niche on 1st floor above tablet recording
foundation of the almshouses by Sir John Woolaston in 1658 and their rebuilding
to double the number by Edward Pauncefort in 1722. The almshouses themselves
have each 1 window and door under an unsympathetic roof of modern tiles. All
openings segment-headed. Graded partly for historical reasons and partly for
the sake. of the central block.
Nos 13 to 37 (odd) form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ2837587602
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Source: English Heritage
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