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The Almshouses and Attached Walls and Gate, Sutton Courtenay

Description: The Almshouses and Attached Walls and Gate

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 251416

OS Grid Reference: SU5046494296
OS Grid Coordinates: 450464, 194296
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6452, -1.2721

Location: B4016, Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire OX14 4NJ

Locality: Sutton Courtenay
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX14 4NJ

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Listing Text

SU5094 (West side)
7/100 The Almshouses and attached
walls and gate


Almshouses. Dated 1820 to inscribed panel. Red brick plinth; grey brick with red
brick dressings; slate hipped roof with lead ridges; brick ridge stacks to left,
centre and right. Single-storey, 13-bay range. Round-arched recess to centre,
having keystone and stone impost blocks. Plank door to left, and 2 plank doors
to right of centre, all with flat brick arches having keystones. 16-pane
unhorned sashes to all openings, having flat brick arches with keystones. Shaped
parapet to centre 3 bays, with central plaque having pediment gables and
flanking urns. Interiors not inspected. Attached brick wall to left, and stone
coursed rubble walls to front, with brick wall to right form courtyard with
wrought-iron central gate with wrought iron overthrow and grey brick with red
brick dressings piers. History: the inscribed panel reads "These cottages were
erected Anno Domini 1820, pursuant to the will of Francis Elderfield Esq., late
of this parish, who endowed the same for ever for the maintenance of six poor
windows, parishioners of Sutton Courtney (sic)".

Listing NGR: SU5046494296

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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