THE ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072553

Date first listed: 30-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: THE ALMSHOUSES, 1-4, SHEVINGTON AVENUE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE ALMSHOUSES, 1-4, SHEVINGTON AVENUE

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

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley (District Authority)

Parish: Croston

National Grid Reference: SD 48469 18515

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Details

CROSTON SHEVINGTON AVENUE SD 41 NE 8/87 Nos. 1.2,3 and 4 The Almshouses - - II

Almshouses. Formerly dated 1809 in pediment; altered. White painted brick on stuccoed stone base, low-pitched hipped slate roof. Rectangular plan, 4 units. Single storey, symmetrical; roof carried down to form open verandah to front and sides, supported by slender shafted iron posts, a pedimented gable in the centre (pediment formerly dated 1809 now boarded); 2 doors under this feature and one at each end, all with pointed arched panels and blank trefoil heads; 2 windows each side of the centre, all round-headed with intersecting tracery in the heads but with altered casements below. Two chimney stacks on the ridge. Rear roughcast and of less interest. Interior not inspected. History: Pediment formerly inscribed: "Erected as a tribute to George III in the 50th year of his reign".

Listing NGR: SD4846918515

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 184339

Legacy System: LBS

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