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Description: Strodes Almshouses and the Bread House
Date Listed: 19 June 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 266468
OS Grid Reference: ST6197043625
OS Grid Coordinates: 361970, 143625
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1906, -2.5456
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ST6143 SHEPTON MALLET CP CHURCH LANE (South side)
6/70 Nos 12-15
(consec.), Strodes Almshouses and
The Bread House
Almshouses, and Bread House. Dated 1862, by Wainwright and Heard. Limestone rubble, freestone dressings, slate roof,
coped verges. 4-chimneys of brick with diagonally set shafts. Row of 4-almshouses and Bread House in Tudor style.
Single storey and attic, single bay each, main facade to rear of Church Lane, 2-light mullion windows, each light with
depressed arch head, first floor windows in gables with parapets on shaped kneelers. 4-centred arch to each door
opening in moulded stone surround. Freestone tablet to centre of frontage with raised letters:- "Erected by the
Trustees of Strodes Charity 1862'. Moulded stringcourse below first floor windows. Wing at right-angles to left side
being Bread House. Single storey, 4-light mullion and transom window. Rear elevation to Church Lane has 4-gables with
2-light dormers corresponding to those on facade, Tudor arch doorway with label.
Listing NGR: ST6197843624
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Source: English Heritage
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