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Frowds Almshouses

A Grade II* Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0715 / 51°4'17"N

Longitude: -1.7933 / 1°47'35"W

OS Eastings: 414580

OS Northings: 130259

OS Grid: SU145302

Mapcode National: GBR 517.PG4

Mapcode Global: FRA 7649.1EW

Entry Name: Frowds Almshouses

Listing Date: 28 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318848

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Salisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Salisbury St Thomas and St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

BEDWIN STREET
1.
1594
(South Side)
Frowds Almshouses
[Nos 1 to 12 (consec)]
SU 1430 SE 2/227 28.2.52.
1I* GV
2.
1750. 2 storeyed 9 bay front to street. Red brick with brick quoins on
raised plinth. Moulded brick eaves cornice. Gable end old tile roof, Slightly
projecting central bay with moulded wood cornice broken forward over rusticated
quoins, and carried over pediment. 6 panelled arched central door in wood
doorcase. Surround of panelled pilasters with architrave round arch and
carved scroll keystone, flanked by rusticated Doric pilasters, architrave
carried across door, bracketed frieze and cornice broken forward over pilasters
and crowned with segmenta, moulded, open pediment with scroll frames inscription
in tympanum. Small central Palladian window over door with Doric pilasters
and entablature. Each wing has 4 segmental headed 2 light casement windows
with 3 pane top lights (C19 early). The back has a long corridor on the
ground floor with a brick arcade on square piers and a range of circular
panels, one over each arch, of which 7 (in the lst, 3rd, 6th, 9th, l2th,
15th and 17th bays), are leaded lights.
There are 17 bays in te whole length. The roof has a central octagonal lantern.
Arched lights, each with moulded architrave head and keystone in recessed
panel with moulded surround; moulded cornice and ogee leaf roof with ball
finial on wrought iron scroll support.

Froud's Almshouses, Nos 26 to 34 (even) and Taylor's Almshouses form a group.


Listing NGR: SU1451030242

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