Roger's Almshouses / Almshouse

10 Sep 2000
Roger's Almshouses, High Street, Cannington, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5 2HE
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Almshouse, High Street, Cannington, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5 2HE
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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


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


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


© Mrs Paulette Bjergfelt. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bjergfelt, Paulette

Rights Holder: Bjergfelt, Paulette


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