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

Map

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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

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 263818

Legacy System: LBS

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