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Description: The Old Almshouse
Date Listed: 21 October 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 268680
OS Grid Reference: ST4311354521
OS Grid Coordinates: 343113, 154521
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2870, -2.8171
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ST4354 AXBRIDGE MOORLAND STREET (East side)
12/28 The Old Almshouse
Almshouse, now function room. Probably early C16, rebuilt 1983. Random rubble, pantile roof, brick end ridge stacks.
Modern frontage in a Perpendicular style. Two storeys, 3 bays, 2-light stone mullioned windows, single light window to
centre of first floor, each light with a cusped head, leaded lights, stopped labels. Central door opening in a broad
semi-circular headed stone surround, stopped label, C20 panelled door. Some C15 interior features including 3
fireplaces in plain chamfered stone surrounds, garderobe to centre of rear wall on first floor. C16 roof construction
of 3 tenoned collar and tie beam trusses with windbracing. Remainder of interior C20. Included primarily for historical
interest. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1974).
Listing NGR: ST4311354521
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Source: English Heritage
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