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The Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Donyatt, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.922 / 50°55'19"N

Longitude: -2.9413 / 2°56'28"W

OS Eastings: 333934

OS Northings: 114039

OS Grid: ST339140

Mapcode National: GBR M8.Q6MW

Mapcode Global: FRA 46QN.XLB

Entry Name: The Almshouses

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Last Amended: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174641

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263922

Location: Donyatt, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Donyatt

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Donyatt

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

DONYATT CP CHURCH STREET (North side)
ST31SW
4/39 The Almshouses
(formerly listed as Almshouses 30
yards south of Church)
4.2.58
GV II

Group of 6 almshouses in row. Dated 1624, restored in C19 and C20. Ham stone ashlar; undulating plain clay tiled roof
between high coped gables suggesting former thatch; yellow and red brick chimney sticks. Two storeys, 6 bays.
Continuous string between floors; hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in chamfered recesses, no labels, 2-light above
and 3-light below, with diamond leaded panes; to right of bays 1,2 and 4, and to left of bays 3,5 and 6 are chamfered
cambered arched doorways with deep lintels, C20 panelled doors. Further mullioned windows in end gables and set high on
west gable a plaque describing the gift of the almshouses, the date not discernible. (Pevsner N, Buildings of England,
South and West Somerset, 1958.


Listing NGR: ST3391614037

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