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Wright's Almshouses

A Grade II* Listed Building in Nantwich, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0688 / 53°4'7"N

Longitude: -2.517 / 2°31'1"W

OS Eastings: 365457

OS Northings: 352524

OS Grid: SJ654525

Mapcode National: GBR 7T.BM3W

Mapcode Global: WH9BB.94P6

Entry Name: Wright's Almshouses

Listing Date: 19 April 1948

Last Amended: 5 May 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039555

English Heritage Legacy ID: 431237

Location: Nantwich, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Nantwich

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Nantwich St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


1.
1425 LONDON ROAD
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Nos 8 to 18 (even)
SJ 6552 1/63 19.4.48 (Wright's Almshouses)

II*

2.
Built 1658 by Sir Edmund Wright (Lord Mayor of London 1641). A block of 6 cottages;
2 storeys; brick with stone long and short quoins; moulded string course, quoined
window and door surrounds; gable copings with ball feet; 6 iron casement windows

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1.
l425 LONDON ROAD
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Nos 8 to l8 (even)
(Wright's Almshouses)
SJ 6552 1/63 19.4.48.

II*

2. _
Built 1638 by Sir Edmund Wright (Lord Mayor of London 1641). A block of 6 cottages;
2 storeys; brick with stone long and short quoins; moulded string course; quoined
window and door surrounds; gable copings with ball feet; 6 iron casement windows
with stone mullions and jambs and restored leaded lights (many now broken); 6
battern doors with moulded joints, restored; old tiled roof; good brick stacks.
Carved centre stone panel with arms and partly defaced inscription.
Unoccupied and in urgent need of repair when inspected but it is proposed to
dismantle the building and re-erect it by Crewe's Almshouses in Beam Street (Map
No l/66)


Listing NGR: SJ6545752524

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