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Remains of St Catherine's Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Exeter, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7238 / 50°43'25"N

Longitude: -3.5294 / 3°31'45"W

OS Eastings: 292144

OS Northings: 92687

OS Grid: SX921926

Mapcode National: GBR P1.8SDF

Mapcode Global: FRA 37H5.8V8

Entry Name: Remains of St Catherine's Almshouses

Listing Date: 29 January 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88948

Location: Exeter, Devon, EX1

County: Devon

District: Exeter

Town: Exeter

Electoral Ward/Division: St David's

Built-Up Area: Exeter

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Central Exeter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CATHERINE STREET
1.
1092
Remains of St Catherine's
Almshouses
SX 9292 NW 3/85 29.1.53
II
2.
Endowed by the will of John Stevens, proved in 1460. 2 storey building of Heavitree
stone, containing originally dwellings for 13 poor men. Some original square and
pointed stone windows remain on the curved frontage to Catherine Street and Chapel
Lane, also the pointed stone doors and windows of 3 or 4 of the dwellings opening
onto a very small internal court. In this court excavations after the damage revealed
two fragments of Roman pavement. There is also a fireplace.


Listing NGR: SX9214492687

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