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Paine's Almshouses, Oundle

Description: Paine's Almshouses

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 June 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 231808

OS Grid Reference: TL0384788113
OS Grid Coordinates: 503847, 288113
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4811, -0.4723

Location: A427, Oundle, Northamptonshire PE8 4EJ

Locality: Oundle
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE8 4EJ

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Listing Text

1. (North Side)
1483 ------------
Paine's Almshouses
TL 0388 1/12 18.6.55.


Earlier C17. Two 2 storey wings stand gable end to road with garden between and
linked at road end by a wall in the centre of which is a doorway with 4-centred
arched head in moulded inset. Above this the moulded coping of the wall is stepped
up above the doorway and carries 3 obelisk finials, the central 1 on a 3/4 segment.
All walls are rubble and the roofs stone slate. Both the road end gables have
a small square finial with crenellated top. Both these gable ends have a 2 storey
bay with 5-light mullioned windows,east 1 hipped slate top, west 1 embattled parapet.
Elsewhere the windows are random spaced, some stone mullioned some simple early
metal casements with leaded lights. On the west wall of the west wing
is a datestone D.G. 1753.

Nos 15 to 19 (odd) 25 and 33 to 53 (odd) form a group with Church of St Wilfred,
Paine's Almshousese and Oundle Congreational Church.

Listing NGR: TL0384788113

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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