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Frere Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Bitton, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4233 / 51°25'23"N

Longitude: -2.4592 / 2°27'33"W

OS Eastings: 368164

OS Northings: 169465

OS Grid: ST681694

Mapcode National: GBR JX.PG4B

Mapcode Global: VH88X.BH77

Entry Name: Frere Almshouses

Listing Date: 15 July 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116776

English Heritage Legacy ID: 28545

Location: Bitton, South Gloucestershire, BS30

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Bitton

Built-Up Area: Bitton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Warmley Syston and Bitton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


1.
5118 BITTON CHURCH LANE
(west side)
Nos 14 to 22 (even)
ST 6869 15/119 (Frere Almshouses)
II GV
2.
1859. One and a half storey symmetrical composition in free Gothic style.
Built of pennant stone rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings. Slate
roof with projecting eaves. Five gables, the outer ones to full-height
bricks, the 3 central ones over 1st floor windows, centre one slightly
taller. Two and 5-light casement windows with shouldered lintel and dripmoulds
below relieving arches. Verandah across ground floor to shelter doorways.
Windows have carved scrolls with texts over them, shield and scrolls above
centre. Central 1st floor window head inscribed with punning motto "Frere
Ayme Frere". Mottos also on lintels of doorways.


Listing NGR: ST6816469465

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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