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Continuation of Jubilee Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Croston, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6603 / 53°39'37"N

Longitude: -2.7814 / 2°46'53"W

OS Eastings: 348459

OS Northings: 418482

OS Grid: SD484184

Mapcode National: GBR 9V03.MM

Mapcode Global: WH865.78S9

Entry Name: Continuation of Jubilee Almshouses

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362102

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184308

Location: Croston, Chorley, Lancashire, PR26

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Croston

Built-Up Area: Croston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Croston St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

CROSTON BACK DRINKHOUSE LANE
SD 41 NE
8/57 Continuation of Jubilee
- Almshouses
- II

Almshouses, dated 1870. Red brick, low-pitched hipped slate roof.
Rectangular plan, 3 units. Single storey, almost symmetrical; roof carried
down to form open verandah to front and sides supported by cylindrical iron
posts: round-headed doorway in centre and one at each end, one window left
of centre and 2 to right, all round-headed and containing cross-window
casements with glazing bars; between the windows on the right, a stone
plaque inscribed:
CONTINUATION OF
JUBILEE
ALMS HOUSES
ERECTED AD 1870

Item has deliberate similarity to the Almshouses Nos. 1 to 4 Shevington
Avenue, (q.v.), at north east corner of Back Drinkhouse Lane.


Listing NGR: SD4845918482

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