Description: Yerbury Almshouses
Date Listed: 26 November 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 314201
OS Grid Reference: ST8592558093
OS Grid Coordinates: 385925, 158093
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3218, -2.2034
(South West Side)
Nos 1 to 6 (consec)
ST 8558 5/45
Endowed 1679, rebuilt 1914 'L' plan Elizabethan style. Built in red brick, English
bond with 3 gables to the front (Roundstone Street). Stone dressings to windows
etc and to angle buttresses. 2 storeys. 3 windows to front. 2 and 3 light mullioned
windows and a 4 light central ground floor window; casements with leaded panes.
2 smaller windows on 1st floor to left of centre. Tiled roof, 2 brick ridge chimneys.
Stone panel in centre gable inscribed "1679 Yerbury Almshouses 1914". North east
corner has coat of arms at eaves level. Entrance to courtyard to right in stone
doorway with slight ogee arch in low brick wall; cast iron and wrought iron gate.
2+1 gables to Yerbury Street. The inner elevations have ocasional blue headers.
Nos 1 to 6 (consec) Yerbury Almshouses form a group with Nos 2 to 4 (consec), No
5 (Rodney House) with stable yard and garden railings, stable buildings and walls,
Nos 8 to 13 (consec) and No 25 (Lovemead House) with garden wall and gatepiers,
in Roundstone Street, and Polebarn House with boundary wall, gatepiers and gates.
Listing NGR: ST8592558093
Source: English Heritage
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