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Caleb Lovejoy Almshouses, Guildford

Description: Caleb Lovejoy Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 288872

OS Grid Reference: SU9942149288
OS Grid Coordinates: 499421, 149288
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2341, -0.5773

Location: Bury Street, Guildford, Surrey GU2 4AW

Locality: Guildford
Local Authority: Guildford Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU2 4AW

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Listing Text

(East Side)

7/10 Nos 5, 7, 9 & 11
13/1/72 (Caleb Lovejoy


Almshouses. Dated 1839 and paid for by Caleb Lovejoy bequest. Sandstone blocks
with grey/brown brick dressings and plain tiled roofs. Symmetrical plan and
elevation around a central two storey pavilion flanked by single storey wings
with gable end bays. Decorative paired cross-ridge stacks,placed diagonally, on
the wings; paired round, cut-brick and corbelled stacks to sides of centre gables.
Double gable end pavilion to centre with pierced, wavy-edged bargeboards under
spike and pendant finials. Leaded casement fenestration with label mouldings
over & arched two-light intersecting tracery. One window on each floor of each
gable to centre, one window in each linking range to end gables. Gabled porch
to centre with C20 glazed and panelled doors in chamfered brick, surround, and
with 4-centre arch over. Further doors in gabled porches on left and right hand
return fronts.


Listing NGR: SU9942049290

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Source: English Heritage

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