Sydenham Alms Houses / The Almonry

Date:
21 Jun 2002
Location:
Sydenham Alms Houses, Stogumber, West Somerset, Somerset, TA4 3SZ
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The Almonry, Brook Street, Stogumber, West Somerset, Somerset, TA4 3SZ
Reference:
IOE01/07559/24
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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.

ST0937 STOGUMBER CP BROOK STREET (East side)

11/142 The Almonry (formerly listed as Sydenham Alms Houses)

22.5.69

GV II

Almshouses, now private dwelling. Early C16, converted mid C20 to private dwelling. Red sandstone random rubble, quoins, coped verges, asbestos slate roof, brick stacks gable ends and pair flanking central 2 bays. Plan: originally 6 single cell units. Single storey with inserted attic, 6 bays; 2 inserted C20 3-light casement dormers in central 2 bays, groundfloor 2-light hollow chamfered stone mullioned windows with C20 leading, each set to left of Tudor arched opening, 4 to left blocked, main entrance now second bay right, ribbed and studded plank door with stable door end bay right. Interior not viewed. These almshouses were erected by the Sydenhams of Combe Sydenham (qv) and ceased to be almshouses when the estate was sold in 1896. (Photograph in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST0972437267

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Stacey_George IOE Records for Stacey, George; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr George Stacey. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Stacey, George

Rights Holder: Stacey, George

Keywords

Asbestos, Rubble, Sandstone, Medieval Almshouse, Tudor Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Domestic, Residential Building, House, Monument <By Form>, Dwelling