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The Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Rolleston on Dove, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8454 / 52°50'43"N

Longitude: -1.6513 / 1°39'4"W

OS Eastings: 423582

OS Northings: 327596

OS Grid: SK235275

Mapcode National: GBR 5D8.PB0

Mapcode Global: WHCFZ.LRW1

Entry Name: The Almshouses

Listing Date: 12 March 1964

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 273632

Location: Rolleston on Dove, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DE13

County: Staffordshire

District: East Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Rolleston on Dove

Built-Up Area: Rolleston on Dove

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Rolleston St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13/03/2014

SK 22 NW
11/53

ROLLESTON C.P.
BURNSIDE
The Almshouses

12.3.64

GV

II

Almshouses. Dated 1712, restored 1892. Red brick, painted stone quoins
and dressings; tiled roof; end stacks and 2 ridge stacks. Single storey and attic.
1:3:3:1 front; 6 hipped dormers over 2-light small pane casements, with raised painted keystones, slight central break open pedimented, at eaves level and with coat-of-arms in cartouche inscribed

"THIS HOSPITAL WAS FOUNDED BY
WILLM ROLLESTON ESQR. WHO GAVE
l00L PR ANNUM TO THIS TOWN FOREVER
66L APIECE YEARLY TO SIX POOR
PEOPLE & THE RESIDUE TO SEVERAL
OTHER PIOUS & CHARITABLE USES 1712
DEO SIT GLORIA".

Boarded doors in 3 pairs to centre break and set inside outer windows. The roof
was raised in the otherwise sensitive restoration.


Listing NGR: SK2358227596

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