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Everys Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadway, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9352 / 50°56'6"N

Longitude: -2.964 / 2°57'50"W

OS Eastings: 332357

OS Northings: 115528

OS Grid: ST323155

Mapcode National: GBR M7.P6XH

Mapcode Global: FRA 46PM.T93

Entry Name: Everys Almshouses

Listing Date: 4 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248144

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264057

Location: Broadway, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Broadway

Built-Up Area: Horton (South Somerset)

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Broadway

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


11/2 Everys Almhouses


- II

Almhouses. Late C16-early C17, retored and extended at rear C1958. Dressed Ham stone, double Roman tiled roof,
catslide at rear, coped verges, rebuilt stone stacks with cavetto cappings. Plan: originally 7 one-up-one -down units.
Two storeys,1:2:2:1:1 bays, first floor 2-light hollow chamfer Ham stone leaded casements, ground floor similar
3-light with continuous string hood-mould. 3 tudor-arch head openings to internal porches with plank doors opening off
left and right, square-headed plank door penultimate bay right. Rendered returns and rear elevation with C20 artificail
stone casements without leading. Interiors not seen, said to contain original circular stairs. By his will dated 25th
December 1588, Alexander Every left £100 for the erection of 7 almhouses in Broadway to accommodate 7 poor men. In
1853 the property was conveyed to Chard District Council but was bought back by the Trustees in 1958 so that the
building could be modernised, The accommodation now comprises three 2-bedroom dwellings and one single bedroom
dwelling. (Anon, St Aldhelm and St Eadburgha Broadway, n.d.).

Listing NGR: ST3235715528

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