Description: Paine's Almshouses
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
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1. (North Side)
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
Source: English Heritage
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