33-43 Islington / Almshouses

4 Apr 2003
33-43 Islington, Titchmarsh, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN14 3DG
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Almshouses, 33-55 Islington, Titchmarsh, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN14 3DG
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


7/213 Nos.33 to 43 (odd) 23/05/67 (Formerly listed as almshouses 33 to 55)


8 almshouses, increased to 12 almshouses mid C19, now 6 almshouses. Datestone 1756, extended mid C19. Limestone ashlar with Colleyweston slate roofs.

Originally one-unit plans. Single storey with attic, now mainly single storey.

8-window range of C20 casements, in original openings, under stone lintels with keyblocks. 6-panel doors, between window ranges, under similar heads. 8 hipped eaves dormers. Ashlar plinth and ashlar stacks at ridge. Mid C19 two-window range extensions to either end; similar style with central 6-panel doors with glazed toplights. Plaque in centre of main range has inscription, "This hospital was erected and endowed for the support of eight poor persons by Mrs. Dorothy Elizabeth Pickering, eldest daughter of the late Sir Gilbert Pickering Bart.

Anno Domini 1756". Plaque between 2-window range to far left has inscription "This building an asylum for two Bedeswomen was erected AD MDCCCLVII by donation of the late T. Coales Esq.". Plaque between 2-window range to far right has inscription, "This building, an asylum for two Bedesmen was erected AD MDCCCLXIII". Interiors of C18 range have stop-chamfered spine beams and some 2-panelled doors.

Listing NGR: TL0191879794


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0060 IOE Records taken by Roger Ashley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Roger Ashley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Ashley, Roger

Rights Holder: Ashley, Roger


Ashlar, Limestone, Lincolnshire Limestone, Georgian Almshouse, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Domestic, Residential Building, Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument, Plaque