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SARAH ROOPE'S ALMSHOUSES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SARAH ROOPE'S ALMSHOUSES

List entry Number: 1108542

Location

SARAH ROOPE'S ALMSHOUSES, BEACON ROAD

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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kingswear

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-May-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 100565

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SX 8850 KINGSWEAR BEACON ROAD

16/78 Sarah Roope's Almshouses -

- II

Five almshouses and a Sunday School room. Dated 1840 (tablet centre second floor front). Restored circa 1951. Slate rubble with red brick window arches. Scantle slate hung south end. Asbestos slate hipped roof. Three storeys: two bays. Small sashes with glazing bars, some replaced with casements with glazing bars in the original openings. All openings have red brick flat arches including the three plain recessed archways with C20 glazed bars. Slate window cills. Red brick chimney stack at ends and one at centre rear. Later C19 polygonal porch on north end with plaque inscribed 'Trust Houses renovated by public subscription Festival of Britain year 1951'. The almshouses were given in trust by Miss Sarah Roope.

Listing NGR: SX8821350983

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National Grid Reference: SX 88213 50983

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