Roger's Almshouses / Almshouse

Date:
10 Sep 2000
Location:
Roger's Almshouses, High Street, Cannington, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5 2HE
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Almshouse, High Street, Cannington, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5 2HE
Reference:
IOE01/02488/06
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

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

ST23NE CANNINGTON CP HIGH STREET (North side) 12/24 Almshouse (formerly listed as Rogers' Almshouses) 29.3.63

GV II

Almshouse. C16; alterations dated 1672, for Henry Rogers, substantial alterations of 1971. Random red sandstone rubble, double Roman tile roofi small square turret with a sundial, pyramidal lead roof with a weather vane with a metal pennant, inscribed:- 'HR 1699'; coped verges, L-plan, symmetrical frontage; two storeys, 3:3 bays, 2-light casements with glazing bars, those to ground floor transomed. Central door opening, glazed C20 door with sidelights. Shallow keyed semi-circular head recess above door, incised lettering commemorating the establishment of the almshouse. The legs of some jointed crucks survive inside. Included primarily for historical interest.

Listing NGR: ST2562739653

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0187 IOE Records taken by Paulette Bjergfelt; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mrs Paulette Bjergfelt. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Bjergfelt, Paulette

Rights Holder: Bjergfelt, Paulette

Keywords

Lead, Rubble, Sandstone, Tile, Medieval Timber Framed Building, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan Almshouse, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Domestic, Residential Building, Weather Vane, Unassigned

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