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Description: Squires Almshouses
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 206848
OS Grid Reference: TQ3778789153
OS Grid Coordinates: 537787, 189153
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5844, -0.0126
YQ 3789 CHURCH END
4/10 (north side)
19.10.51 Squires Almshouses
(Nos 1 to 6 consecutive)
Almshouses. Dated 1795. Stock brick some red dressings. Hipped slate roof.
1 storey. Symmetrical composition of 12 bays comprising 6 windows and 6 doors.
Broad pediment to advanced central bays. Segmental headed windows and doors.
Bracketed stone hoods to doorways; doors renewed. Casement windows. Oval panel
to pediment inscribed "These houses erected and endowed for ever by Mrs Mary Squires
widow, for the use of six decayed trademen's widows of this parish and no other.
Anno Dom 1795'.
Listing NGR: TQ3778789153
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Source: English Heritage
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