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Latitude: 51.9521 / 51°57'7"N
Longitude: -1.9677 / 1°58'3"W
OS Eastings: 402317
OS Northings: 228175
OS Grid: SP023281
Mapcode National: GBR 3N1.FD1
Mapcode Global: VHB1K.V63D
Entry Name: Chandos Almshouses
Listing Date: 4 July 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1340294
English Heritage Legacy ID: 134056
Location: Winchcombe, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL54
Civil Parish: Winchcombe
Built-Up Area: Winchcombe
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Winchcombe St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SP 02 28 WINCHCOMBE MILL LANE
4.7.60 (Nos 1-12 (Consec))
Almshouses. Dated 1573, but now mainly facade, remainder C20 rebuilding.
Squared and coursed limestone, stone slate roof. Two storeys, 6-windowed,
all 2-light chamfered mullion casements with one horizontal bar, no drips
or cills, 3 former doorways, now-2-light casements under 4-centred chamfered
heads; entrance, right, through C20 extension. Over left doorway cartouche
and Chandos arms with supporters; over central doorway recessed lias panel
inscribed: FOUNDED BY/LADY DOROTHY CHANDOS/OF/SUDELEY CASTLE ABOUT THE YEAR/
. .... (this was 1573)/AND .....LT BY/VOLUN .....TION/ A modest but comely
facade grouping with adjacent properties in Queens Square (qv). (See photo-
graphs in NMR and Donaldson, D N, A Portrait of Winchcombe, 1978).
Listing NGR: SP0231728175
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