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Burghley Almshouses lord Burghley's Hospital

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stamford, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 52.6501 / 52°39'0"N

Longitude: -0.4786 / 0°28'42"W

OS Eastings: 503024

OS Northings: 306904

OS Grid: TF030069

Mapcode National: GBR FVR.ZSW

Mapcode Global: WHGLX.MNB7

Entry Name: Burghley Almshouses lord Burghley's Hospital

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360415

English Heritage Legacy ID: 193715

Location: Stamford, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, PE9

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Civil Parish: Stamford

Built-Up Area: Stamford

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Burghley Almhouses
(Lord Burghley's Hospital)
TF 0306 1/237 22.5.54.
Founded 1597 on the site of the mediaeval hospital of St John, Baptist and St Thomas,
Martyr, Remains of ex situ C12 Norman arch of backwater and flat butress on
East corner of river front. Small Norman capital re-set in street wall of East
range. 2 storeys in stone. North elevation is to river, with buttresses to left,
below tall stone chimneys. Between each is a small stone-capped gable, containing
a rectangular window with one stone mullion. South elevation forms 3 sides of
a small garden, divided from road by a stone wall. 3 similar gables and ground
floor windows with one stone mullion, and moulded cornices all somewhat restored,
West elevation has a similar type of building without gables, and the extension
eastward is of slightly later date, a plain stone building forming a small ground
floor hall with lofts etc over, The gatehouse consists of 2 of the almshouses
flanking a passage entrance, Door to street is of plain treatment.

Nos 39 to 43 (consec), Garden Wall to No 43, No 44, Wall to No 44, Nos 45 to 70
consec), Garden Wall to Nos 68 and 69 with Burghley Almqhouses form a group.

Listing NGR: TF0309306749

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

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