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WOBORNE'S ALMHOUSES WITH ITS BOUNDARY WALLING 5 METRES TO EAST AND SOUTH

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.

Name: WOBORNE'S ALMHOUSES WITH ITS BOUNDARY WALLING 5 METRES TO EAST AND SOUTH

List entry Number: 1055711

Location

WOBORNE'S ALMHOUSES WITH ITS BOUNDARY WALLING 5 METRES TO EAST AND SOUTH, BOND STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Yeovil

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Oct-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 261337

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History

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Details

ST5515NE YEOVIL CP BOND STREET (North side)

8/1 Woborne's Almhouses, with its boundary walling 5 metres to East and South

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- II

Almhouses. Late C19 rebuilding. Local cut and squared stone with Ham stone dressings, with Welsh slated roof and tall stone chimney stocks. A 2-storied building with gables to each of the 7-bays, bays, 1, 4 and 7 being wider and projecting. Centre bay of one storey, representing the hall or chapel, flunked by both clasping and angled buttresses, the former terminating in an Octogon quasi - battlemented; there is a C14 style 3-light traceried window with trefoil window over: the outer bays have flair chamfer mullioned windows without labels but with relieving arches over, with plain sash window with one horizontal glazing bar to each casement, 3-lights to ground floor and 2-lights to first floor. The remaining bays here 2-light windows to both levels, the upper windows having no relieving arches: doorways to bays 3 and 5 (the later row with a window) with segmental arch door and label ith horizontal return over sidelight. Simple matching side elevations to both Peter Street and South Street. The interior not inspected. Also included the boundary walling, averaging 1.2 metres high, local stone with bold copings, gate piers with double pitched finials, and the simple iron railings with cross finials, as being integral to the setting. The almhouse was founded in 1416 by John Stone, Rector of Tintinhull, and re-founded by John Woborne, Canon of St Paul's Cathedral, London, 1476.

Listing NGR: ST5581815871

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National Grid Reference: ST 55818 15871

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