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Latitude: 51.1906 / 51°11'26"N
Longitude: -2.5452 / 2°32'42"W
OS Eastings: 361993
OS Northings: 143624
OS Grid: ST619436
Mapcode National: GBR MS.5BZ0
Mapcode Global: VH8B0.TBSN
Entry Name: Strodes Almshouses and Adjoining Wall to Church Lane
Listing Date: 20 May 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1172701
English Heritage Legacy ID: 266467
Location: Shepton Mallet, Mendip, Somerset, BA4
Civil Parish: Shepton Mallet
Built-Up Area: Shepton Mallet
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST6143 SHEPTON MALLET CP CHURCH LANE (South side)
6/69 Nos 8, 9, 10 & 11, Strodes
7/69 Almshouses and adjoining wall to
Almshouses. 1699 for Edward Strode, restored c1862. Doulting rubble, squared quoins, freestone detail, 4-brick stacks
with diagonally-set shafts, slate roof, coped verges. 2-storeys, single bay each, ovolo moulded mullioned windows of
2-lights. Doorway to each house having 4-centred head, roll moulded surround, mid C19 ribbed and studded door.
Continuous stringcourse across length of facade below first floor windows. Carved stone heraldic achievement in centre
of frontage with shield bearing arms of Edward Strode. Freestone tablet below shield with raised letters:- "Built by
Edward Strode of Downside Esquire, for the honour of God and to doe good. Anno Domini, 1699". The almshouses group is
entered by a 4-centred arch doorway in wall at right angles to rear of left return. Tablets referring to Strode and his
charity may be found in adjacent Parish Church (qv).
Listing NGR: ST6199643622
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