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Owlfields Almshouses

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ashbourne, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0158 / 53°0'56"N

Longitude: -1.7366 / 1°44'11"W

OS Eastings: 417764

OS Northings: 346530

OS Grid: SK177465

Mapcode National: GBR 48P.ZPH

Mapcode Global: WHCF5.9G8C

Entry Name: Owlfields Almshouses

Listing Date: 15 June 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207678

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79833

Location: Ashbourne, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Ashbourne

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Ashbourne St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

CHURCH STREET
1.
783
(South-East Side)
Owlfield's Almshouses
SK 14 NE 1/20 15.6.51.
II* GV
2.
Founded 1640 and erected shortly afterwards. Has much the same characteristics
as Pegg's Almshouses (qv). Single storey and attics, the attic storey with 3
gabled dormers added 1848. 5 windows, 3 centre ones have coupled lights with
mullions. 4-centred arches 2 of which are surmounted by panels bearing Latin
inscriptions. Clustered stone stacks. Tiled roof with alternating double courses
of curved and plain tiles. Coped gabled ends. Restored 1848.

Nos 38, 40 and 72, together with Pegg's Almshouses, Owlfield's Almhouses, The
Mansion, the Summerhouse and the cobbled pavements form a group with the parish
Church of St Oswald and the churchyard gate piers, gates and walls.

Listing NGR: SK1776446530

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