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Latitude: 52.6526 / 52°39'9"N
Longitude: -0.4835 / 0°29'0"W
OS Eastings: 502684
OS Northings: 307176
OS Grid: TF026071
Mapcode National: GBR FVR.QL4
Mapcode Global: WHGLX.JLZ9
Entry Name: Truesdale's Hospital
Listing Date: 26 April 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1062925
English Heritage Legacy ID: 193835
Location: Stamford, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, PE9
District: South Kesteven
Civil Parish: Stamford
Built-Up Area: Stamford
Traditional County: Lincolnshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire
Church of England Parish: Stamford All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Lincoln
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A foundation of 1700 for aged and poor men, whose numbers were extended to 16 when
the almshouse was rebuilt in 1832 (date on rainwater heads). Elaborate C19 'Tudor'
stone screen frontage of one storey with 2 gables with finials flanking larger
gable, all containing heraldic shields. Crenellated parapet. 3 groups of ornamental
stone stacks. 2-3-2 cusped light mullioned windows with continuous dripmould,
and central 4-centred door. 2 gate piers with pyramidal capitals and inset scrapers.
C19 cast iron railing. Courtyard has 2 ranges of coursed rubble cottages, each
with gable with heraldic shield over 4-centred doorway with dripmould. 7 paired
windows with stone surrounds and dripmoulds to each side. Plinth. Rainwater heads
dated 1833 and 1843.
Nos 13 and 14 form a group.
Listing NGR: TF0268407176
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