Description: Palmer Almshouses
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
Nos 42 to 44 (consec)
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
Source: English Heritage
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