WALPOLE'S ALMSHOUSES AND GARDEN WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1051454
Date first listed:
26-Feb-1987
Statutory Address:
WALPOLE'S ALMSHOUSES AND GARDEN WALLS, THE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALPOLE'S ALMSHOUSES AND GARDEN WALLS, THE GREEN

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Broadland (District Authority)
Parish:
Freethorpe
National Grid Reference:
TG 40949 05444

Details

FREETHORPE THE GREEN (east) TG 40 NW 4/38 Walpole's Almshouses and garden walls. G.V. II Almshouses, dated 1871 of red brick with painted stone dressings and slate roof. 4 attached houses, formed from single storey central range with end cross wings. Symmetrical facade to road of 6 windows, a.b.c.b.b.c.b.a. Gabled porches (c) flanked by 3-light windows. Gothic entrance arches to porches with monogram above. 4 panel doors inside. Cross wing gable walls contain canted bays with hipped roofs and 4-light windows. Shields in gable heads. Gabled porches, flanked by blind 2-light windows in sides of cross wings. Windows have transoms, wrought iron casements and leaded lights. Central leaning buttress with plaque above. Pierced decorated bargeboards, fish scale decoration in roof slates which have fretted ridge 3 symmetrical axial stacks. Garden walls containing gates with Gothic arches project to rear. Central plaque inscribed "Erected by Richard Henry and Harriet Vade Walpole, for the use of 6 poor widows of the parish of Freethorpe. AD 1871".

Listing NGR: TG4094905444

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
228615
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 03 May 2002
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