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THE RUDDOCK ALMSHOUSES, WITH SOUTH AND EAST BOUNDARY WALLS

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: THE RUDDOCK ALMSHOUSES, WITH SOUTH AND EAST BOUNDARY WALLS

List entry Number: 1057111

Location

THE RUDDOCK ALMSHOUSES, WITH SOUTH AND EAST BOUNDARY WALLS, EAST STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: West Coker

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Aug-1984

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263818

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WEST COKER CP EAST STREET (North side) ST5213 10/260 The Ruddockt Almshouses, with South and East boundary walls (formerly listed Almshouses Nos 31, 33, 35 and 37 East Street 19.4.61 II

Almshouses, originally 6 but now modified to 3. Dated 1718. Ham stone ashlar; alternate courses of plain and fish-scale clay tiles over 3 base courses stone slates between coped gables; brick chimney stacks set diagonally in 3 pairs. 2-storeys, 12-bays. Plinth, band course and eaves cornice; semi circular headed with casements windows having deadlights with non-radial glazing bars, set into raised surrounds with impost blocks and keystones; door openings to match, 3 having been converted to windows: in centre under eaves incised panel reads "Gulielous Ruddock Armiger, Fundator MDCCXVIII". Early outshut with two projecting gables to rear. East side boundary wall is a stepped extension of the gable wall, in both directions, in local stone rubble with ashlar quoins and copings: the South front wall, also local stone rubble with worked copings, about 1 metre high; copings sweep up slightly in middle to 2 central square capped gatepiers; at East end a curved return: the whole an important part of the street scene.

Listing NGR: ST5220313347

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National Grid Reference: ST 52203 13347

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