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Sarah Roope's Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingswear, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3481 / 50°20'53"N

Longitude: -3.5725 / 3°34'21"W

OS Eastings: 288213

OS Northings: 50983

OS Grid: SX882509

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RKRZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.XP2

Entry Name: Sarah Roope's Almshouses

Listing Date: 21 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100565

Location: Kingswear, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Kingswear

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kingswear

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 8850 KINGSWEAR BEACON ROAD

16/78 Sarah Roope's
Almshouses
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- II

Five almshouses and a Sunday School room. Dated 1840 (tablet centre second floor
front). Restored circa 1951. Slate rubble with red brick window arches.
Scantle slate hung south end. Asbestos slate hipped roof. Three storeys: two
bays. Small sashes with glazing bars, some replaced with casements with glazing
bars in the original openings. All openings have red brick flat arches including
the three plain recessed archways with C20 glazed bars. Slate window cills. Red
brick chimney stack at ends and one at centre rear. Later C19 polygonal porch
on north end with plaque inscribed 'Trust Houses renovated by public subscription
Festival of Britain year 1951'. The almshouses were given in trust by Miss Sarah
Roope.


Listing NGR: SX8821350983

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