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Strodes Almshouses and the Bread House

A Grade II Listed Building in Shepton Mallet, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1906 / 51°11'26"N

Longitude: -2.5456 / 2°32'43"W

OS Eastings: 361970

OS Northings: 143626

OS Grid: ST619436

Mapcode National: GBR MS.5BWT

Mapcode Global: VH8B0.TBMN

Entry Name: Strodes Almshouses and the Bread House

Listing Date: 19 June 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345203

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266468

Location: Shepton Mallet, Mendip, Somerset, BA4

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Shepton Mallet

Built-Up Area: Shepton Mallet

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/70 Nos 12-15
(consec.), Strodes Almshouses and
The Bread House



Almshouses, and Bread House. Dated 1862, by Wainwright and Heard. Limestone rubble, freestone dressings, slate roof,
coped verges. 4-chimneys of brick with diagonally set shafts. Row of 4-almshouses and Bread House in Tudor style.
Single storey and attic, single bay each, main facade to rear of Church Lane, 2-light mullion windows, each light with
depressed arch head, first floor windows in gables with parapets on shaped kneelers. 4-centred arch to each door
opening in moulded stone surround. Freestone tablet to centre of frontage with raised letters:- "Erected by the
Trustees of Strodes Charity 1862'. Moulded stringcourse below first floor windows. Wing at right-angles to left side
being Bread House. Single storey, 4-light mullion and transom window. Rear elevation to Church Lane has 4-gables with
2-light dormers corresponding to those on facade, Tudor arch doorway with label.

Listing NGR: ST6197843624

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