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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1054254



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Martin's

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jan-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Sep-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255722

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ST. MARTIN'S C.P. CHURCH TERRACE SJ 33 NW 2/10 Nos 1-4 (inclusive) (formerly listed as The 19.1.52 Almshouses, St Martin's) GV II Almshouses. Dated 1698, altered 1810 with later repairs and additions. Red brick (mixed bond) with stone angle quoins and moulded eaves cornice carried up around central projecting pediment; hipped graded slate roof. Formerly 7 dwellings, now divided into 4 cottages. Single storey. Symmetrical fenestration: C20 casements (replacing C19 latticed windows) with C18 or early C19 gauged heads flanking paired entrances to left and right. Similar arrangement of windows to either side of entrance to pediment with doorways and adjoining windows in angles to left and right. Entrances all have C20 nail-studded doors and C19 rectangular overlights. Ridge stacks rebuilt in C19 red brick to left and right of pediment and integral end stacks. Datestone to pediment inscribed "This School for the Education / of twelve poor Female Children / in the Doctrines of the Established Church / was insti- tuted A.D. 1810 / By / Charlotte Vicountess Dungannon / Sit Deo Gloria." Another to right end wall reads "These Alms Houses / for the Maintenance of Six Poor Women / were founded A.D. 1698 / by the Rt. Hon.ble Sir JOHN TREVOR Kt. / of BRYNKINALT / Speaker of the House of Commons and / Master of the Rolls during the Reigns / of King William III.rd and Queen Anne. / Deus nobis hac otia fecit." B.o.E p. 239.

Listing NGR: SJ3218436328

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 239

National Grid Reference: SJ 32199 36328


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