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Miss Pears' Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Peterborough, City of Peterborough

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5729 / 52°34'22"N

Longitude: -0.2436 / 0°14'37"W

OS Eastings: 519124

OS Northings: 298684

OS Grid: TL191986

Mapcode National: GBR HZP.R73

Mapcode Global: WHHNK.7L7C

Entry Name: Miss Pears' Almshouses

Listing Date: 7 May 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161272

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49614

Location: Peterborough, PE1

County: City of Peterborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Peterborough

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Peterborough St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

1. PETERBOROUGH
1500
COWGATE
(East Side)
Miss Pears' Almshouses
TL 1998 NW 1/120
II GV
2.
Built 1903 on the site of tile old House of Correction. 2 storeys in ashlar.
Welsh slate roof. Paired diagonal set chimneys. Cumbergate Elevation:-
Matching end blocks, and centre section set back. Ends have 4-centred doorway
with rusticated surround and door. Windows have leaded lights.
Centre is in brick with stone dressings. Stone dripmoulds to leaded glazed,
windows 2 sections with hipped roof project, with a plain door on ground
floor. Stone string between storeys. Stone capped plinth. Exchange Street
elevation:- Ashlar 4 gables to road; with finials. Each gable has 1 3-light
mullion window. On the ground floor, 4 3-light oriel windows with stone
roofs, ashlar rusticated dressing.
All the builings listed in Cumbergate form a group.


Listing NGR: TL1912498684

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