THE RUDDOCK ALMSHOUSES, WITH SOUTH AND EAST BOUNDARY WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1057111
Date first listed:
19-Apr-1961
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Aug-1984
Statutory Address:
THE RUDDOCK ALMSHOUSES, WITH SOUTH AND EAST BOUNDARY WALLS, EAST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE RUDDOCK ALMSHOUSES, WITH SOUTH AND EAST BOUNDARY WALLS, EAST STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
West Coker
National Grid Reference:
ST 52203 13347

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
263818
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: 19 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/08206/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Miss Mary Warner. Source Historic England Archive
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