FELSTED ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1112890

Date first listed: 06-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: FELSTED ALMSHOUSES, 1-7, BRAINTREE ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FELSTED ALMSHOUSES, 1-7, BRAINTREE ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford (District Authority)

Parish: Felsted

National Grid Reference: TL 68072 20437

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History

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Details

TL 6620 & 6720 FELSTED BRAINTREE ROAD Nos 1 to 7 (consec) 9/52 Felsted Almshouses

G.V. II

Almshouses. Founded by Richard Lord Rich. Rebuilt 1878 by Chancellor. An attractive group, half H plan, single storey, red plain tile roof, red brick built with much moulded brickwork to all gable ends. Left and right sides symmetrical with a gabled crosswing to each facing the central courtyard. Central Chapel in the rear wing now converted to dwelling with a round headed, 6 panel door in a moulded brick doorway, with brick pilasters supporting a pediment with moulded brick soffits and a stone, heavily carved coat of arms infill. Above this at ridge level is a square bell cote, with bell and a moulded dome, lead covered, with 4 supports and rails, circular finial and vane. Symmetrical window openings, stone dressed, with various 4 and 2 lights. The original doors of nail studded board, and with C20, 3 light doors. The left and right wings with 4 red brick chimney stacks and rear wing with 6 matching stacks. The gable ends with moulded bricks to soffit and eaves band, and unfilled with circular mouldings. There are fleuron panels below eaves level.

Listing NGR: TL6807220437

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 122504

Legacy System: LBS

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