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Description: Grobham Cottages
Date Listed: 21 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 320468
OS Grid Reference: SU0803735520
OS Grid Coordinates: 408037, 135520
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1189, -1.8865
GREAT WISHFORD WEST STREET
SU 03 NE
3/33 Nos 1 and 2 Grobham Cottages
(formerly listed as 4 Cottages
north of Churchyard adjoining
School on East)
Four almshouses, now two. Early C17. Banded flint and limestone,
tiled roof, gable end rendered stacks. Baffle-entry cottages.
Single storey and attic, 4-windows; casements. Two chamfered
stone doorcases to centre and two to ends, all with C20 doors, four
2-light recessed hollow-chamfered mullioned casements with C20
steel casements. Four hipped dormers with C20 casements. Rear has
C20 lean-to extensions and doors, single-light recessed hollow-
chamfered casements. Interiors altered and modernised 1960s,
chamfered beams. Almshouses endowed by Sir Richard Grobham in will
of 1628, see his monument in Church of St Giles (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SU0803735520
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Source: English Heritage
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