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Almshouse, Cannington

Description: Almshouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 March 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 268872

OS Grid Reference: ST2562539651
OS Grid Coordinates: 325625, 139651
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1513, -3.0647

Location: High Street, Cannington, Somerset TA5 2HE

Locality: Cannington
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 2HE

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Listing Text


12/24 Almshouse
(formerly listed as Rogers'


Almshouse. C16; alterations dated 1672, for Henry Rogers, substantial alterations of 1971. Random red sandstone rubble,
double Roman tile roofi small square turret with a sundial, pyramidal lead roof with a weather vane with a metal
pennant, inscribed:- 'HR 1699'; coped verges, L-plan, symmetrical frontage; two storeys, 3:3 bays, 2-light casements
with glazing bars, those to ground floor transomed. Central door opening, glazed C20 door with sidelights. Shallow
keyed semi-circular head recess above door, incised lettering commemorating the establishment of the almshouse. The
legs of some jointed crucks survive inside. Included primarily for historical interest.

Listing NGR: ST2562739653

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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