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Latitude: 50.8581 / 50°51'29"N
Longitude: -2.1643 / 2°9'51"W
OS Eastings: 388530
OS Northings: 106518
OS Grid: ST885065
Mapcode National: GBR 1ZG.5MB
Mapcode Global: FRA 66CT.SRL
Entry Name: Ryves Almshouses
Listing Date: 27 October 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1108628
English Heritage Legacy ID: 102263
Location: Blandford Forum, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Blandford Forum
Built-Up Area: Blandford Forum
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Blandford Forum St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
865 SALISBURY STREET
ST 8806 1/103 27.10.50.
Founded by George Ryves in 1682 for l0 poor persons. Long 1-storey red brick
range with projecting wings at each end forming 3-sided court. Plain-tile roof
with stone slates at eaves. 6 good brick chimneys with sunk panels and moulded
caps. Gable-ends to road have moulded brick kneelers. Coved cornice, In centre
is small gable with cove continued up verges. In the gable is a tablet commenorating
the foundation and a cartouche with arms of founder above. Windows are 2-lights
stone casements. Round-headed brick doorways.
Listing NGR: ST8853006518
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