LENCH'S TRUST ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1076280

Date first listed: 26-Aug-1981

Statutory Address: LENCH'S TRUST ALMSHOUSES, LADYWOOD MIDDLEWAY B16

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LENCH'S TRUST ALMSHOUSES, LADYWOOD MIDDLEWAY B16

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

District: Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 05519 86188

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History

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Details

LADYWOOD MIDDLEWAY 1. 5104 Ladywood B16 Lench's Trust Almshouses SP 08 NE 7/62A SP 0586 SW 37/6 26.8.81 II 2. Dated 1858, by J H Hornblower and Haylock. Red brick; stone dressings; shaped tiled roofs. In a Jacobean style. To the street a symmetrical composition created by a central matron's lodge and 2 wings stretching back from a flanking wall with a single door in it just to the left of the matron's lodge. This has a shaped gable; the wings have gables with lushly decorated tripartite panels containing identical inscriptions and are surmounted by chimneys. The matron's lodge has at ground level a tripartite mullioned and transomed window with, above, a tripartite mullioned window with hood mould. The wall has a moulded capping stone which continues across the facade of the wings as stringcourses. Within the precinct, a lawn with, facing onto it, 12 almshouses, 6 each side. Two-light casement windows to both ground and first floors. Porches, each giving entry to 3 almshouses, rise through 2 storeys. They are open on 3 sides at ground floor level, have a single 2-light casement window on the first floor and terminate in shaped gables. The matron's lodge has a stone canted bay window rising through 2 storeys and terminating in a shaped gable.

Listing NGR: SP0551986188

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 217343

Legacy System: LBS

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