This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
5216 SHEERING ROAD Almshouses TL 4811 NW 7/4 5.2.80 Nos 13 and 15 II GV 2.
Dated 1716. A long range of one storey built in Flemish bonded red brick with ridged and gabled peg-tile roof. Three red brick plain chimneys one at the centre and one at each gable end. Two front doors in later gabled porches and a range of 7 pairs of double 6 pane wooden casements. At the centre-front a blind dormer with gable bears the inscription with date and name of benefactor. Three course projecting eaves band. Inscribed: 'Thefe houfef were builded for ye habitation of fower poore widdowes with monies left by ye will of Mr Francis Reeve formerly of Huberts Hall'.
These words on the front of a blind central dormer with a gable.
Listing NGR: TL4810811607
© Ms Elaine Allen . Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Allen, Elaine
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Brick, Tile, Stuart Almshouse, Georgian Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Domestic, Residential Building