SARAH ROOPE'S ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1108542
Date first listed:
21-May-1985
Statutory Address:
SARAH ROOPE'S ALMSHOUSES, BEACON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SARAH ROOPE'S ALMSHOUSES, BEACON ROAD

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Kingswear
National Grid Reference:
SX 88213 50983

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
100565
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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