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1-4, Church Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in St Martin's, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9201 / 52°55'12"N

Longitude: -3.0098 / 3°0'35"W

OS Eastings: 332199

OS Northings: 336328

OS Grid: SJ321363

Mapcode National: GBR 75.N1CD

Mapcode Global: WH89J.QVYS

Entry Name: 1-4, Church Terrace

Listing Date: 19 January 1952

Last Amended: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054254

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255722

Location: St. Martin's, Shropshire, SY11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: St. Martin's

Built-Up Area: St Martin's

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: St Martin's St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 33 NW
2/10 Nos 1-4 (inclusive)
(formerly listed as The
19.1.52 Almshouses, St Martin's)
Almshouses. Dated 1698, altered 1810 with later repairs and additions.
Red brick (mixed bond) with stone angle quoins and moulded eaves cornice
carried up around central projecting pediment; hipped graded slate roof.
Formerly 7 dwellings, now divided into 4 cottages. Single storey.
Symmetrical fenestration: C20 casements (replacing C19 latticed windows)
with C18 or early C19 gauged heads flanking paired entrances to left and
right. Similar arrangement of windows to either side of entrance to pediment
with doorways and adjoining windows in angles to left and right. Entrances
all have C20 nail-studded doors and C19 rectangular overlights. Ridge stacks
rebuilt in C19 red brick to left and right of pediment and integral end stacks.
Datestone to pediment inscribed "This School for the Education / of twelve
poor Female Children / in the Doctrines of the Established Church / was insti-
tuted A.D. 1810 / By / Charlotte Vicountess Dungannon / Sit Deo Gloria."
Another to right end wall reads "These Alms Houses / for the Maintenance
of Six Poor Women / were founded A.D. 1698 / by the Rt. Hon.ble Sir JOHN
TREVOR Kt. / of BRYNKINALT / Speaker of the House of Commons and / Master
of the Rolls during the Reigns / of King William III.rd and Queen Anne. /
Deus nobis hac otia fecit." B.o.E p. 239.

Listing NGR: SJ3218436328

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