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1-4, Church Terrace, St Martin's

Description: 1-4, Church Terrace

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 255722

OS Grid Reference: SJ3219936328
OS Grid Coordinates: 332199, 336328
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9201, -3.0098

Location: Church Lane, St Martins, Shropshire SY11 3AN

Locality: St Martin's
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 3AN

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Listing Text

SJ 33 NW
2/10 Nos 1-4 (inclusive)
(formerly listed as The
19.1.52 Almshouses, St Martin's)
Almshouses. Dated 1698, altered 1810 with later repairs and additions.
Red brick (mixed bond) with stone angle quoins and moulded eaves cornice
carried up around central projecting pediment; hipped graded slate roof.
Formerly 7 dwellings, now divided into 4 cottages. Single storey.
Symmetrical fenestration: C20 casements (replacing C19 latticed windows)
with C18 or early C19 gauged heads flanking paired entrances to left and
right. Similar arrangement of windows to either side of entrance to pediment
with doorways and adjoining windows in angles to left and right. Entrances
all have C20 nail-studded doors and C19 rectangular overlights. Ridge stacks
rebuilt in C19 red brick to left and right of pediment and integral end stacks.
Datestone to pediment inscribed "This School for the Education / of twelve
poor Female Children / in the Doctrines of the Established Church / was insti-
tuted A.D. 1810 / By / Charlotte Vicountess Dungannon / Sit Deo Gloria."
Another to right end wall reads "These Alms Houses / for the Maintenance
of Six Poor Women / were founded A.D. 1698 / by the Rt. Hon.ble Sir JOHN
TREVOR Kt. / of BRYNKINALT / Speaker of the House of Commons and / Master
of the Rolls during the Reigns / of King William III.rd and Queen Anne. /
Deus nobis hac otia fecit." B.o.E p. 239.

Listing NGR: SJ3218436328

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Source: English Heritage

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