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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 14580 30259


BEDWIN STREET 1. 1594 (South Side) Frowds Almshouses [Nos 1 to 12 (consec)] SU 1430 SE 2/227 28.2.52. 1I* GV 2. 1750. 2 storeyed 9 bay front to street. Red brick with brick quoins on raised plinth. Moulded brick eaves cornice. Gable end old tile roof, Slightly projecting central bay with moulded wood cornice broken forward over rusticated quoins, and carried over pediment. 6 panelled arched central door in wood doorcase. Surround of panelled pilasters with architrave round arch and carved scroll keystone, flanked by rusticated Doric pilasters, architrave carried across door, bracketed frieze and cornice broken forward over pilasters and crowned with segmenta, moulded, open pediment with scroll frames inscription in tympanum. Small central Palladian window over door with Doric pilasters and entablature. Each wing has 4 segmental headed 2 light casement windows with 3 pane top lights (C19 early). The back has a long corridor on the ground floor with a brick arcade on square piers and a range of circular panels, one over each arch, of which 7 (in the lst, 3rd, 6th, 9th, l2th, 15th and 17th bays), are leaded lights. There are 17 bays in te whole length. The roof has a central octagonal lantern. Arched lights, each with moulded architrave head and keystone in recessed panel with moulded surround; moulded cornice and ogee leaf roof with ball finial on wrought iron scroll support.

Froud's Almshouses, Nos 26 to 34 (even) and Taylor's Almshouses form a group.

Listing NGR: SU1451030242


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 11 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/02483/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Harvey. Source Historic England Archive
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