Burrough's Almshouses

Date:
14 Jun 2006
Location:
Burrough's Almshouses, Church Lane, Broad Clyst, East Devon, Devon, EX5 3EQ
Reference:
IOE01/15793/31
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.

SX 99 NE BROADCLYST CHURCH LANE,

Broadclyst 9/79 Burrough's Almshouses - - II

Almshouses. Founded and endowed in 1605 by Henry Burroughs for 12 old people.

Largely rebuilt in 1833 but the structure appears to incorporate some old material.

Red sandstone with volcanic trap dressing, gabled-end slate roof. A 1-storey range of rooms extending along Church Lane, with tall plinth, and 14 single-light, square- headed windows set high with chamfered stone surrounds and latticed panes, 7 to each side of a central entrance through arch. 6 axial stone stacks with brick shafts.

Windows to rear, all 3-light, with completely renewed concrete ovolo moulded jambs and mullions.

Listing NGR: SX9819797153

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1290 IOE Records taken by Keith Mackenzie; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Keith Mackenzie. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Mackenzie, Keith

Rights Holder: Mackenzie, Keith

Keywords

Basalt, Sandstone, Slate, Tudor Almshouse, Elizabethan Religious Ritual And Funerary, Stuart Health And Welfare, Jacobean Domestic, Residential Building