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The Poynder Almshouses, Hilmarton

Description: The Poynder Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 316373

OS Grid Reference: SU0212575310
OS Grid Coordinates: 402125, 175310
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4768, -1.9708

Location: Lammas Close, Hilmarton, Wiltshire SN11 8SE

Locality: Hilmarton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN11 8SE

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Listing Text

SU 07 NW
(south side)
6/246 The Poynder Almshouses
Row of five Poynder estate almshouses, dated 1877, rockfaced rubble
stone with ashlar dressings and banded fishscale tiled roofs with
coped gables and end stacks to each house. Single storey,
elongated H-plan with three houses in a row and one across each
end, each house with 2-light mullion window and hoodmould each side
of gabled porch. Iron lattice lights. Centre house has more
ornate gabled porch, advanced further, with pointed-arched entry
and armorial plaque over. Houses each side and end houses have
coped gables to centre with lancet in gable and Tudor-arched entry
with hoodmould. End gables facing road of end houses have 1:2:1-
light ashlar canted bays. Plan appears to be based on Plate 7, for
a group of three cottages, in Henry Weaver's Hints on Cottage
Architecture, 1848.

Listing NGR: SU0210875311

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Source: English Heritage

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