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The Ruddock Almshouses, with South and East Boundary Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in West Coker, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9176 / 50°55'3"N

Longitude: -2.6813 / 2°40'52"W

OS Eastings: 352203

OS Northings: 113347

OS Grid: ST522133

Mapcode National: GBR MM.QDHZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 568P.37K

Entry Name: The Ruddock Almshouses, with South and East Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Last Amended: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057111

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263818

Location: West Coker, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: West Coker

Built-Up Area: West Coker

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

WEST COKER CP EAST STREET (North side)
ST5213
10/260 The Ruddockt Almshouses, with
South and East boundary walls
(formerly listed Almshouses Nos
31, 33, 35 and 37 East Street
19.4.61
II

Almshouses, originally 6 but now modified to 3. Dated 1718. Ham stone ashlar; alternate courses of plain and
fish-scale clay tiles over 3 base courses stone slates between coped gables; brick chimney stacks set diagonally in 3
pairs. 2-storeys, 12-bays. Plinth, band course and eaves cornice; semi circular headed with casements windows having
deadlights with non-radial glazing bars, set into raised surrounds with impost blocks and keystones; door openings to
match, 3 having been converted to windows: in centre under eaves incised panel reads "Gulielous Ruddock Armiger,
Fundator MDCCXVIII". Early outshut with two projecting gables to rear. East side boundary wall is a stepped extension
of the gable wall, in both directions, in local stone rubble with ashlar quoins and copings: the South front wall, also
local stone rubble with worked copings, about 1 metre high; copings sweep up slightly in middle to 2 central square
capped gatepiers; at East end a curved return: the whole an important part of the street scene.


Listing NGR: ST5220313347

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