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Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Harlow, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7835 / 51°47'0"N

Longitude: 0.1457 / 0°8'44"E

OS Eastings: 548108

OS Northings: 211607

OS Grid: TL481116

Mapcode National: GBR LDK.1PM

Mapcode Global: VHHM7.GFXL

Entry Name: Almshouses

Listing Date: 5 February 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306358

English Heritage Legacy ID: 119570

Location: Harlow, Essex, CM17

County: Essex

District: Harlow

Town: Harlow

Electoral Ward/Division: Old Harlow

Built-Up Area: Harlow

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Harlow St Mary and St Hugh with St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


1.
5216 SHEERING ROAD
Almshouses
TL 4811 NW 7/4 5.2.80 Nos 13 and 15

II GV

2.
Dated 1716. A long range of one storey built in Flemish bonded red brick
with ridged and gabled peg-tile roof. Three red brick plain chimneys one
at the centre and one at each gable end. Two front doors in later gabled
porches and a range of 7 pairs of double 6 pane wooden casements. At the
centre-front a blind dormer with gable bears the inscription with date
and name of benefactor. Three course projecting eaves band. Inscribed:
'Thefe houfef were builded for ye habitation of fower poore widdowes with
monies left by ye will of Mr Francis Reeve formerly of Huberts Hall'.
These words on the front of a blind central dormer with a gable.

Listing NGR: TL4810811607

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