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Latitude: 52.3371 / 52°20'13"N
Longitude: -1.2891 / 1°17'20"W
OS Eastings: 448535
OS Northings: 271241
OS Grid: SP485712
Mapcode National: GBR 7PL.JWS
Mapcode Global: VHCTX.LJW6
Entry Name: The Almshouses
Listing Date: 4 December 1951
Last Amended: 3 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1034942
English Heritage Legacy ID: 308695
Location: Dunchurch, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22
Civil Parish: Dunchurch
Built-Up Area: Dunchurch
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Dunchurch St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
DUNCHURCH THE SQUARE
SP4871 (North side)
11/53 Nos.1 to 6 (consecative) The
(Formerly listed as
Almshouses. Founded 1693 under the will of Thomas Newcombe. Rebuilt 1818, partly
at the expense of the Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry. Porches added
mid/late C19. Flemish bond buff brick with brick dentil cornice. Slate roof;
brick ridge and end stacks. Each is one-unit plan. 2 storeys; 6-window range.
Angles and projecting gabled centre have pilaster strips. Centre has paired
doors. Large sunk stone panel above has moulded cornice and long inscription
recording the history of the building. Nos.1 and 2 and 5 and 6 have paired open
fronted porches of red brick with some blue brick and tile roofs. Chamfered
Tudor arches. Mid C20 plank doors throughout. Ground floor has 2-light casements
with many glazing bars. All openings have stone flat arches with keystones.
First floor has horizontal sashes. Interiors not inspected. Newcombe was printer
to Charles II, James II and William III. His monument is in the church (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SP4853571241
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