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Almshouses

A Grade I Listed Building in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0523 / 52°3'8"N

Longitude: -1.7772 / 1°46'37"W

OS Eastings: 415374

OS Northings: 239349

OS Grid: SP153393

Mapcode National: GBR 4NG.7HY

Mapcode Global: VHB13.4PT1

Entry Name: Almshouses

Listing Date: 25 August 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 126098

Location: Chipping Campden, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL55

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Chipping Campden

Built-Up Area: Chipping Campden

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Chipping Campden St James

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

In the entry for

9/45 CHURCH STREET
(West side)

Almshouses
[Nos 1 to 12 (consec)]
The previous listing date of 25.8.60 shall be added

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1.
5224 CHURCH STREET
(west side)

Almhouses
[Nos 1 to 12 (consec)]
SP 1539 SW 9/45

I GV


2.
Remarkable and intact group of Jacobean almshouses. Built 1612 and cost £1,000.
"I"-plan in honour of James I. Architect the same as for Campden House and the
Market Hall; for Sir Baptist Hicks. Ashlar on moulded plinth, stopped for doors.
Cotswold stone roof, gabled end breaks. Centre portion has 8 gables, all with
verges and finials and joined by parapet. Two storeys, 10 windows - 3 and 4 light
(latter with king mullions) stone ovolo mullion type with cornice mould continuous
on ground floor. Six Tudor-arched double ogee doorways - Nos 3-10 lobby type with
wooden ovolo - moulded frames to inner doors. Two Tudor arched doors on gable ends
with flanking chimney breaks (diagonal stacks). Stone chimmeys with moulded caps
and weathering. Central heraldic panel with motto "Nondum Metam".
Rear similar to front, but with ground floor extensions.
Date 1625 scratched on north gable.


Listing NGR: SP1536339330

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