ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1078454

Date first listed: 25-Aug-1960

Statutory Address: ALMSHOUSES, 1-12, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ALMSHOUSES, 1-12, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold (District Authority)

Parish: Chipping Campden

National Grid Reference: SP 15374 39349

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History

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Details

In the entry for

9/45 CHURCH STREET (West side)

Almshouses [Nos 1 to 12 (consec)] The previous listing date of 25.8.60 shall be added

------------------------------------ 1. 5224 CHURCH STREET (west side)

Almhouses [Nos 1 to 12 (consec)] SP 1539 SW 9/45

I GV

2. Remarkable and intact group of Jacobean almshouses. Built 1612 and cost £1,000. "I"-plan in honour of James I. Architect the same as for Campden House and the Market Hall; for Sir Baptist Hicks. Ashlar on moulded plinth, stopped for doors. Cotswold stone roof, gabled end breaks. Centre portion has 8 gables, all with verges and finials and joined by parapet. Two storeys, 10 windows - 3 and 4 light (latter with king mullions) stone ovolo mullion type with cornice mould continuous on ground floor. Six Tudor-arched double ogee doorways - Nos 3-10 lobby type with wooden ovolo - moulded frames to inner doors. Two Tudor arched doors on gable ends with flanking chimney breaks (diagonal stacks). Stone chimmeys with moulded caps and weathering. Central heraldic panel with motto "Nondum Metam". Rear similar to front, but with ground floor extensions. Date 1625 scratched on north gable.

Listing NGR: SP1536339330

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 126098

Legacy System: LBS

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