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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1178737
English Heritage Legacy ID: 142857
Location: East Meon, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU32
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
6722/6822 EAST MEON CHURCH STREET, West side
12/16 Forbes Almhouses, Nos 1 to 5
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 22.214.171.124) 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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