HORNCASTLE ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1113544
Date first listed:
14-Dec-1978
Statutory Address:
HORNCASTLE ALMSHOUSES, 1-6, NEW LANE HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
HORNCASTLE ALMSHOUSES, 1-6, NEW LANE HILL

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

District:
Reading (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 67801 72254

Details

NEW LANE HILL 1. 5128 Tilehurst Horncastle Almshouses Nos 1 to 6 (consec)

SU 67 SE 16/297 II

2. 1852. Tudor style 1 1/2 storeys red brick with grey brick diapers and stone dressings. Old tile roof. 6 ridge chimneys with paired shafts and alternately spiral and diapered raised patterning. 6 gabled dormers with 3 light mullion casement windows (leaded panes). Six 4-light similar casement windows on ground floor. Slight central break with pediment, grey brick headers with red brick quoins, Tudor archway with beaded door and rubbed brick relieving arch. Throughpassage to individual rear access. Modernized and rear outshuts altered. Central stone tablet in front inscribed: "These Almshouses were erected and endowed by the late Mrs Elizabeth May and Miss Mary Lyne of Burghfield in this county for 6 poor women, 3 belonging to Tilehurst and 3 to Burghfield parishes. January 1st 1852". 4 foot high brick wall to street with stone capped gatepiers in centre.

Listing NGR: SU6780172254

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
39091
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.

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