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Frere Almshouses, Bitton

Description: Frere Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 28545

OS Grid Reference: ST6816469465
OS Grid Coordinates: 368164, 169465
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4233, -2.4592

Location: Church Lane, Bitton, South Gloucestershire BS30 6LH

Locality: Bitton
County: South Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: BS30 6LH

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Listing Text

(west side)
Nos 14 to 22 (even)
ST 6869 15/119 (Frere Almshouses)
1859. One and a half storey symmetrical composition in free Gothic style.
Built of pennant stone rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings. Slate
roof with projecting eaves. Five gables, the outer ones to full-height
bricks, the 3 central ones over 1st floor windows, centre one slightly
taller. Two and 5-light casement windows with shouldered lintel and dripmoulds
below relieving arches. Verandah across ground floor to shelter doorways.
Windows have carved scrolls with texts over them, shield and scrolls above
centre. Central 1st floor window head inscribed with punning motto "Frere
Ayme Frere". Mottos also on lintels of doorways.

Listing NGR: ST6816469465

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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