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The Lyte Almshouses, Kington St Michael

Description: The Lyte Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 315936

OS Grid Reference: ST9040877348
OS Grid Coordinates: 390408, 177348
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4950, -2.1395

Location: 17 Folly Row, Kington Saint Michael SN14 6JE

Locality: Kington St Michael
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN14 6JE

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Listing Text

ST 9077 (west side)

13/123 Nos 69 to 74 (consec)
(The Lyte Almshouses)


Row of six almshouses, built 1675 for Isaac Lyte of Easton Piercy,
Alderman of London. Rubble stone with ashlar dressings, stone
slate roof, coped gables and saddlestone. Three large rear chimney
gables. Regular six-gabled front with 3-light ovolo-moulded stone
mullion windows, hoodmoulds to upper windows and dripcourse over
ground floor. Six doors in flush moulded and stopped surrounds
with steps up, one door each end and paired doors between second
and third windows and between fourth and fifth windows. Third
gable has first floor corniced plaque recording Lyte's benefaction
below window and boldly carved large arms canted out above.

Listing NGR: ST9040877348

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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