WYNNE'S ALMHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1102110

Date first listed: 08-Nov-1949

Statutory Address: WYNNE'S ALMHOUSES, 32-42, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WYNNE'S ALMHOUSES, 32-42, HIGH STREET

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: TL 24562 33701

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History

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Details

HIGH STREET 1. (South West Side) 5255 ----------------- Nos 32 to 42 (even) TL 2433 NE 2/17 8.ll.49. (Wynne's Almhouses)

II GV

2. Dated 1621 on stone tablet over entrance recording foundation of these almshouses by London merdlant John Wylme. Red brick, stone dressed. Steeply pitched tiled roof with 6 gabled dormers and 3 tall chimneystacks with restored shafts, original footings of narrow bricks, 1 storey and attics, 6 mullioned triple light casement windows. Each dwelling has arched doorway in gabled closed porch. Bargeboards to gables of porches and dormers. Dripmo14ds over windows. Imposts and keyblocks to doorways. RCHM p45, VCH p66.

The Council Buildings, Nos 6, 6A, 8, 10, 10A, 12, 14, 14A, 14B, 14C, 16, 20, 24, 24A, 26, 32 to 42 (even), Gateway and Wall in front of Wynne's Almhouses. Nos 46, 46A and 48 to 52 (even) form a group.



Listing NGR: TL2456233701

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 161653

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, The Victoria History of the County of Hertford, (1902), 66
Other
Inventory of the Historical Monuments of Hertfordshire, (1910)

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