ALMSHOUSES

Date:
25 Aug 1999
Location:
Almshouses, 13 And 15 Sheering Road, Harlow, Essex, CM17 0JL
Reference:
IOE01/00258/15
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

1.

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

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Allen_Elaine IOE Records for Allen, Elaine; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Ms Elaine Allen . Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Allen, Elaine

Rights Holder: Allen, Elaine

Keywords

Brick, Tile, Stuart Almshouse, Georgian Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Domestic, Residential Building