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Felsted Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Felsted, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8572 / 51°51'25"N

Longitude: 0.4392 / 0°26'21"E

OS Eastings: 568072

OS Northings: 220437

OS Grid: TL680204

Mapcode National: GBR NGM.HW2

Mapcode Global: VHJJG.KLJ3

Entry Name: Felsted Almshouses

Listing Date: 6 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122504

Location: Felsted, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Felsted

Built-Up Area: Felsted

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Felsted Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 6620 & 6720 FELSTED BRAINTREE ROAD
Nos 1 to 7 (consec)
9/52 Felsted Almshouses

G.V. II

Almshouses. Founded by Richard Lord Rich. Rebuilt 1878 by Chancellor. An
attractive group, half H plan, single storey, red plain tile roof, red brick
built with much moulded brickwork to all gable ends. Left and right sides
symmetrical with a gabled crosswing to each facing the central courtyard.
Central Chapel in the rear wing now converted to dwelling with a round headed, 6
panel door in a moulded brick doorway, with brick pilasters supporting a
pediment with moulded brick soffits and a stone, heavily carved coat of arms
infill. Above this at ridge level is a square bell cote, with bell and a
moulded dome, lead covered, with 4 supports and rails, circular finial and vane.
Symmetrical window openings, stone dressed, with various 4 and 2 lights. The
original doors of nail studded board, and with C20, 3 light doors. The left and
right wings with 4 red brick chimney stacks and rear wing with 6 matching
stacks. The gable ends with moulded bricks to soffit and eaves band, and
unfilled with circular mouldings. There are fleuron panels below eaves level.


Listing NGR: TL6807220437

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