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Description: The Almshouses
Date Listed: 4 February 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 263922
OS Grid Reference: ST3393414038
OS Grid Coordinates: 333934, 114038
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9220, -2.9413
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DONYATT CP CHURCH STREET (North side)
4/39 The Almshouses
(formerly listed as Almshouses 30
yards south of Church)
Group of 6 almshouses in row. Dated 1624, restored in C19 and C20. Ham stone ashlar; undulating plain clay tiled roof
between high coped gables suggesting former thatch; yellow and red brick chimney sticks. Two storeys, 6 bays.
Continuous string between floors; hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in chamfered recesses, no labels, 2-light above
and 3-light below, with diamond leaded panes; to right of bays 1,2 and 4, and to left of bays 3,5 and 6 are chamfered
cambered arched doorways with deep lintels, C20 panelled doors. Further mullioned windows in end gables and set high on
west gable a plaque describing the gift of the almshouses, the date not discernible. (Pevsner N, Buildings of England,
South and West Somerset, 1958.
Listing NGR: ST3391614037
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Source: English Heritage
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