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Description: Husseys Almshouses
Screen Wall and Plaque to South of No 3
Date Listed: 12 October 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 318917
OS Grid Reference: SU1436830366
OS Grid Coordinates: 414368, 130366
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0724, -1.7963
1954 (West Side)
Screen wall & Plaque to
south of No 3
SU 1450 SW 1/411
Founded 1794, rebuilt 1875. Part of a group of almshouses. 2 storeys red
brick with stone dressings and quoins. Steep gable end slate roof. Stone
dressings to casement windows, pointed arched doorway. The roof has tall
grouped Jacobean type stacks. Shaped gable to street and external chimney.
In wall adjoining No 3 to left facing street reset Cl7 Royal Arms relief
in stone panel very weathered lion and unicorn. Inscription of 1907 stating
the spot to be site of the Castle Gate and file Royal Arms to have derived
from the Castle.
Nos 1 to 14 (consec), Hussey's Almshouses form a group.
Listing NGR: SU1436830366
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Source: English Heritage
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