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Deanes Almshouses

A Grade II* Listed Building in Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2622 / 51°15'43"N

Longitude: -1.0844 / 1°5'3"W

OS Eastings: 463978

OS Northings: 151843

OS Grid: SU639518

Mapcode National: GBR B6H.W2R

Mapcode Global: VHD08.5J1S

Entry Name: Deanes Almshouses

Listing Date: 3 May 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1339724

English Heritage Legacy ID: 137929

Location: Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG21

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Town: Basingstoke and Deane

Electoral Ward/Division: Eastrop

Built-Up Area: Basingstoke

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Basingstoke

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 63 6451 (part) BASINGSTOKE LONDON STREET

3/28

3.5.49 Nos 29, 31, 33, 35,
37, 39, 40 and 41
(Deanes Almshouses)

- II*

Note: the irregular rear elevations from the Red Lion PH to No 36a contain many
original features Endowed as homes for 8 poor widows by Sir James Deane in 1607,
and still used for that purpose. A symmetrical facade of 1 storey with attic,
8 windows. Stoop tile roof, with 4 tall shafted stacks, 6 hipped roof dormers
enclosing 3-light easements (with all at eaves level). Painted brick walling in
English bond, plinth, 4-light ground floor casements in heavy frames. Coupled
doors with heavy wooden frames. The feature of the building is a gabled centre
containing in its upper part between 2 windows a panel with heraldic device in
relief, topped by a cornice and with a moulded base, all above a lettered panel,
referring to the foundation by James Deane in 1608. Modern outshot and dormers at
the rear.


Listing NGR: SU6398851840

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

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