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Description: 8, 10, 14, 18, 24, Claypits Lane
Date Listed: 31 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 250582
OS Grid Reference: SU2415089112
OS Grid Coordinates: 424150, 189112
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6003, -1.6527
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58/6/36 CLAYPITS LANE
31-OCT-83 (North side)
8, 10, 14, 18, 24
(Formerly listed as:
8, 10, 11, 14, 18 AND 24)
Endowed in 1641 by Sir Henry Martin as almshouses but now entirely C19 in character
with the remodelling of the original 8 houses and the addition of 2 more to the E in
1850. Built of rubble stone with a brick attic and brick dentil cornice and a gabled
stone tiled roof with a stack at each end on the side wall, that to the W of stone,
that to the E with a brick cap. Further stone stacks with brick caps to the rear.
1 storey and attic. All the cottages have been modernized with 2 light casements to
the attic and 2 light windows under wood lintels to the ground floor. The doors to
each pair of cottages are side by side underneath a gabled and machine tiled porch and
are of plank and batten type. The 1850 cottages (No. 8) have gabled dormers with
2 light, 2 pane casements, a roughcast attic storey and a glazed porch.
Listing NGR: SU2415189113
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Source: English Heritage
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