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Palmer Almshouses, Trowbridge

Description: Palmer Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 314075

OS Grid Reference: ST8571658544
OS Grid Coordinates: 385716, 158544
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3258, -2.2064

Location: Lower Court, Trowbridge, Wiltshire BA14 8QL

Locality: Trowbridge
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA14 8QL

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Nos 42 to 44 (consec)
(Palmer Almshouses)
ST 8558 9/302

1892. C16 manor house type with heavily timbered front. 2 storeys, 4 bays with
set back 1 bay wings. Basically asymmetric plan. Brick infil. Tiled roofs with
2 brick chimneys with ridged sides. Gabled front with gabled break to right.
Carved continuous plant motif to gables; left hand gable jettied over 1st floor
5 light oriel and has herringbone timbering. Ground floor bay to right of centre
in angle of right hand break with lean-to roof continued over porch. Mullioned
windows to 1st floor, mullion and transomed ground f1oor. Hipped gabled porch
to right in angle with set back wing and lean-to similar porch to left with wooden
balustrade to sides. Left hand wing has a smaller gable with decorative woodwork.
Ledged doors with decorative wrought iron hinges. Terracotta tablet in centre
with date and dedication.

Listing NGR: ST8571658544

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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