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Forbes Almhouses

A Grade II Listed Building in East Meon, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9951 / 50°59'42"N

Longitude: -1.0323 / 1°1'56"W

OS Eastings: 468008

OS Northings: 122189

OS Grid: SU680221

Mapcode National: GBR B9V.HV2

Mapcode Global: FRA 86QH.3N8

Entry Name: Forbes Almhouses

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178737

English Heritage Legacy ID: 142857

Location: East Meon, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU32

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

Civil Parish: East Meon

Built-Up Area: East Meon

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: East Meon All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

6722/6822 EAST MEON CHURCH STREET, West side

12/16 Forbes Almhouses, Nos 1 to 5

GV II

Almshouses. 1852. Walls of knapped flints with Bath stone dressings; plinth,
quoins, 1st floor band, moulded mullion and transom windows within plain frames,
with moulded cornice in the gables, and pediments (on brackets and with ball finials)
to the half-dormers and upper parts of chimney stacks. Tile roof. Terrace of
four, with a unit projecting forward at the north end; front (east) elevation,
with gables at each side, of one and a half storeys, 1.2.1 windows. Casements.
There are stone classical doorcases (two coupled,1.2 and 3.4) with pediment and
simple pilaster Order, plain openings, and C20 panelled doors. The north
elevation (with doorway 1.2) has two windows with wider spacing at the west side.
The south elevation has one window and a single doorway (No 5) at the east side.
The rear elevation (Nos 1.3.4.5) is symmetrical but plainer, with gables at each
side, 1.2.1 windows. There is a continuous service block along the west side of
the rear yard. The coupled doorways have a shield within the pediment and an
inscription above Nos 3.4.


Listing NGR: SU6799722155

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