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Description: The Old Almshouses
Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 280784
OS Grid Reference: TL9592161552
OS Grid Coordinates: 595921, 261552
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2173, 0.8666
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DRINKSTONE THE STREET
TL 96 SE
1/31 The Old Almshouses
_ (formerly listed as
House, formerly almshouses. Built late C16 or early C17, as probably, one
dwelling. 2 storeys. 3-cell plan and in addition a set-forward range to
left. Timber-framed and roughcast. Thatched roofs. An axial chimney of
early C17 red brick, and a large external chimney at the front gable. This is
mainly plastered and was, when built, internal, the range once projecting
further forward. Mid C20 steel small-pane casements. Boarded entrance door,
a large C20 thatched-roofed porch on oak posts and with an arched doorway, all
reused from an old building.
Listing NGR: TL9592161552
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Source: English Heritage
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