History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Almshouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Cannington, Somerset

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1513 / 51°9'4"N

Longitude: -3.0647 / 3°3'53"W

OS Eastings: 325625

OS Northings: 139651

OS Grid: ST256396

Mapcode National: GBR M2.7RF0

Mapcode Global: VH7DG.TBN8

Entry Name: Almshouse

Listing Date: 29 March 1963

Last Amended: 24 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268872

Location: Cannington, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Cannington

Built-Up Area: Cannington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Find accommodation in
Otterhampton

Listing Text

ST23NE CANNINGTON CP HIGH STREET (North side)

12/24 Almshouse
(formerly listed as Rogers'
Almshouses)
29.3.63

GV II

Almshouse. C16; alterations dated 1672, for Henry Rogers, substantial alterations of 1971. Random red sandstone rubble,
double Roman tile roofi small square turret with a sundial, pyramidal lead roof with a weather vane with a metal
pennant, inscribed:- 'HR 1699'; coped verges, L-plan, symmetrical frontage; two storeys, 3:3 bays, 2-light casements
with glazing bars, those to ground floor transomed. Central door opening, glazed C20 door with sidelights. Shallow
keyed semi-circular head recess above door, incised lettering commemorating the establishment of the almshouse. The
legs of some jointed crucks survive inside. Included primarily for historical interest.


Listing NGR: ST2562739653

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

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.