Description: The Countess of Derby's Almshouses
Date Listed: 10 May 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 300712
OS Grid Reference: SU9066107601
OS Grid Coordinates: 490661, 107601
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8608, -0.7132
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BOXGROVE THE STREET
SU 90 NW (west side)
14/67 The Countess of Derby's
Founded in 1741 by the dowager Countess of Derby, daughter and heiress of
Sir William Morley of Halnaker House. Three sides of a courtyard. Two
storeys. Ten windows facing east, six windows facing north and five windows
facing south. Red brick and grey headers. Tiled roof. Casement windows.
The central or west side has a raised centre piece, faced with Roman cement
and four large sash windows with glazing bars. In the centre is an inscrip-
tion recording the founding of the Almshouses with a cartouche over it.
Modern ground floor portion built out in front of this with gabled porch.
Listing NGR: SU9066107601
Source: English Heritage
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