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Latitude: 52.7635 / 52°45'48"N
Longitude: -0.8851 / 0°53'6"W
OS Eastings: 475324
OS Northings: 319019
OS Grid: SK753190
Mapcode National: GBR BNW.R0V
Mapcode Global: WHFK0.CSRS
Entry Name: Maison Dieu Bedehouses
Listing Date: 24 October 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1265186
English Heritage Legacy ID: 425768
Location: Melton, Leicestershire, LE13
District Council Ward: Melton Craven
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Melton Mowbray Team
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
5305 BURTON STREET
Maison Dieu Bedehouses
SK 7519 SW 1/5 24.10.50.
1640, restored in 1890. Almshouses, the gift of Robert Hudson, Citizen and Haberdasher
of London and a native of Melton Mowbray. Coursed stone with plinth and dressings.
Steeply pitched stone slate roof with 3 gables over windows and central door. Centre
gable has Hudson Coat of Arms in stone between 2 diminutive Ionic pilasters, small
cornice and inscription. Lintel of central door inscribed 'Maison Dieu 1640".
2 storeys. Under each side gable is a 4 light ground floor and 3 light upper floor
window. Under centre gable a door with moulded depressed stone arched flanked by
2 light windows. Centre upper storey window of 5 lights. All fenestration is of
C17 (restored) with stone mullions and dripstones.
All the listed buildings in Burton Street form a group of which Nos 24 to 36 (even)
are of local interest.
Listing NGR: SK7532419019
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