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Windsor Almshouses

A Grade II* Listed Building in Farnham, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2165 / 51°12'59"N

Longitude: -0.8 / 0°47'59"W

OS Eastings: 483910

OS Northings: 147051

OS Grid: SU839470

Mapcode National: GBR DB3.NL0

Mapcode Global: VHDY2.2PY9

Entry Name: Windsor Almshouses

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242457

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290887

Location: Farnham, Waverley, Surrey, GU9

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Farnham

Built-Up Area: Farnham

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Farnham

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

SU 8347 SE 1/31
26.4.50
1099


CASTLE STREET
(East Side)
Nos 53 to 60 (consec)
(Windsor Almshouses)


GV
II*


Dated 1619. Long symmetrical front of 2 storeys, with 5 gables. Brick, old
tile roof, partly relaid with new tiles. The central gable crow-stepped and
with central square stone panel with inscription of date and name Andrew Windsor,
who erected building for "8 poor, honest old impotent persons". Other gables
have C19 cut bargeboards with central pointed finials, and 2-light small panel
casements. On ground floor - 8 ledged doors with cover strips studded on
and formed into flat pointed arch at head, the whole door also with flat pointed
arched top, all doors early C19 but in older chamfered frames. The central
gable has a similar large double door. The doors are arranged in pairs with
single doors at corners. A range of 2-light casements in chamfered wood frames,
and under drip moulds, between doors. Each door approached by small flight
of brick steps with wood edging to treads, and with C19 pediment hood over.
4 tall chimney stacks. 3 tall plane trees at pavement edge in front of buildings
are an important street feature.

All the listed buildings in Castle Street (East Side) form a group.
The Windsor Almshouses (with the wall behind), and the listed buildings (with
Nos 3 and 5 and Sherfield's Yard) in Park Row, all form a group.

Listing NGR: SU8391847044

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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