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Chandos Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340294

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134056

Location: Winchcombe, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

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

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Listing Text

SP 02 28 WINCHCOMBE MILL LANE
(south side)
4/12
Chandos Almshouses
4.7.60 (Nos 1-12 (Consec))

GV II

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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