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Caleb Lovejoy Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildford, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2341 / 51°14'2"N

Longitude: -0.5773 / 0°34'38"W

OS Eastings: 499421

OS Northings: 149288

OS Grid: SU994492

Mapcode National: GBR FCJ.JV6

Mapcode Global: VHFVM.Y74R

Entry Name: Caleb Lovejoy Almshouses

Listing Date: 13 January 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1029305

English Heritage Legacy ID: 288872

Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU2

County: Surrey

District: Guildford

Town: Guildford

District Council Ward: Friary and St Nicolas

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Guildford St Nicolas

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text



SU 9949NW GUILDFORD BURY STREET
(East Side)

7/10 Nos 5, 7, 9 & 11
13/1/72 (Caleb Lovejoy
Almshouses)

GV II

Almshouses. Dated 1839 and paid for by Caleb Lovejoy bequest. Sandstone blocks
with grey/brown brick dressings and plain tiled roofs. Symmetrical plan and
elevation around a central two storey pavilion flanked by single storey wings
with gable end bays. Decorative paired cross-ridge stacks,placed diagonally, on
the wings; paired round, cut-brick and corbelled stacks to sides of centre gables.
Double gable end pavilion to centre with pierced, wavy-edged bargeboards under
spike and pendant finials. Leaded casement fenestration with label mouldings
over & arched two-light intersecting tracery. One window on each floor of each
gable to centre, one window in each linking range to end gables. Gabled porch
to centre with C20 glazed and panelled doors in chamfered brick, surround, and
with 4-centre arch over. Further doors in gabled porches on left and right hand
return fronts.

PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p.291.


Listing NGR: SU9942049290

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