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Palmer Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Trowbridge, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3258 / 51°19'32"N

Longitude: -2.2064 / 2°12'22"W

OS Eastings: 385716

OS Northings: 158544

OS Grid: ST857585

Mapcode National: GBR 1SM.T5D

Mapcode Global: VH96W.PYY0

Entry Name: Palmer Almshouses

Listing Date: 26 November 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364206

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314075

Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Trowbridge

Built-Up Area: Trowbridge

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Trowbridge St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ISLINGTON
1.
5411
(West Side)
Nos 42 to 44 (consec)
(Palmer Almshouses)
ST 8558 9/302
II

2.
1892. C16 manor house type with heavily timbered front. 2 storeys, 4 bays with
set back 1 bay wings. Basically asymmetric plan. Brick infil. Tiled roofs with
2 brick chimneys with ridged sides. Gabled front with gabled break to right.
Carved continuous plant motif to gables; left hand gable jettied over 1st floor
5 light oriel and has herringbone timbering. Ground floor bay to right of centre
in angle of right hand break with lean-to roof continued over porch. Mullioned
windows to 1st floor, mullion and transomed ground f1oor. Hipped gabled porch
to right in angle with set back wing and lean-to similar porch to left with wooden
balustrade to sides. Left hand wing has a smaller gable with decorative woodwork.
Ledged doors with decorative wrought iron hinges. Terracotta tablet in centre
with date and dedication.


Listing NGR: ST8571658544

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