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Latitude: 51.6403 / 51°38'25"N
Longitude: -2.3481 / 2°20'53"W
OS Eastings: 376007
OS Northings: 193558
OS Grid: ST760935
Mapcode National: GBR 0MF.163
Mapcode Global: VH95G.810C
Entry Name: Bearpackers Almshouses
Listing Date: 16 August 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1341558
English Heritage Legacy ID: 128040
Location: Wotton-under-Edge, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL12
Civil Parish: Wotton-under-Edge
Built-Up Area: Wotton-under-Edge
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Wotton-under-Edge with Ozleworth
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
ST 79 SE WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE ADEY'S LANE
Almshouses. Dated 1818. Squared and coursed dressed stone, ashlar dressings, welsh
slate roof. Two long narrow, separated blocks, forming L; five Cotswold gables to
each. All chimney stacks in brick. Each five-dwelling block with two-light window to
gable and small one-light alongside to upper floor, and three-light under continuous
string to ground floor all with iron casements; hollow chamfer mouldings. Plank doors
(with nail-head pattern to upper block) under four-centred arches beneath string,
dropped labels in form of blank shields, and decorated spandrels containing initials
'A' and 'B'.
Right hand block stepped to slope, each dwelling contained in coped gable. Outermost
gable of each block with commemorative tablet in form of Greek Stele; inscriptions
worn, but refer endowment 1837 five men and five women; restored and rededicated 1967.
Group faces triangular garden contained in brick wall with weathered stone coping, and
two plain iron gates set to large single stone square weathered piers.
Listing NGR: ST7600793558
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