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Morley Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Morley, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9677 / 52°58'3"N

Longitude: -1.4259 / 1°25'33"W

OS Eastings: 438656

OS Northings: 341301

OS Grid: SK386413

Mapcode National: GBR 6DC.SDK

Mapcode Global: WHDGN.2N9R

Entry Name: Morley Almshouses

Listing Date: 2 September 1952

Last Amended: 6 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205956

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352288

Location: Morley, Erewash, Derbyshire, DE7

County: Derbyshire

District: Erewash

Civil Parish: Morley

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Morley St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

PARISH OF MORLEY MORLEY ALMSHOUSES
SK 34 SE LANE
1/85 (North Side)
2.9.52
Morley Almshouses
(formerly listed as
Almshouses on the Moor)
II

Terrace of six almshouses. Founded by and built for Jacynth
Sacheverell in 1656. Coursed squared gritstone with gritstone
dressings. Plain tile roof, chamfered stone coped gables and
three brick stacks just off the ridge. Single storey.
Symmetrical south elevation of twelve bays. Central gable. Two
doorways each with chamfered stone lintel and sills and plank
door. Large aedicule above with Ionic pilasters and broken
pediment, enclosing the Sacheverell coat of arms. Square
sundial above the pediment. To the right a 2-light, two single
light and a 2-light recessed and chamfered mullioned windows.
Then two doorways with chamfered lintels and sills and plank
doors, and a further 2-light and single recessed and chamfered
mullion windows. Doorways and windows to the left of the gable,
mirroring those to the right, to make the composition
symmetrical.


Listing NGR: SK3865641301

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