THE ALMSHOUSE AND FORMER SCHOOL AND BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATE PIERS TO THE ROAD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1129328

Date first listed: 03-Mar-1961

Statutory Address: THE ALMSHOUSE AND FORMER SCHOOL AND BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATE PIERS TO THE ROAD, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: THE ALMSHOUSE AND FORMER SCHOOL AND BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATE PIERS TO THE ROAD, HIGH STREET

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

District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Badminton

National Grid Reference: ST 80433 82678

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BADMINTON C.P. HIGH STREET (south side) ST 8082 12/51 The Almshouses and former School 3.3.61 and Boundary Walls and G.V. Gate piers to the road

II*

Row of 7 almshouses, now 4 almshouses and a disused school. Circa 1707-09 built by Thomas Hayward of Badminton, for Mary, first Duchess of Beaufort. Rendered with freestone quoins; hipped Cotswold stone slate roof; ashlar stacks with cornice; coved eaves cornice. Queen Anne style. 2 storeys. 3:3:3:3:3 bays; the outer and central parts are slightly advanced and are surmounted by coped pediments which bear the Beaufort arms in the tympanum (full armorial bearings with crests and supporters to the centre, diamond shield in elaborate cartouche under a coronet to the ends). 2-light cross windows with diamond pattern lead glazing. Plain square headed door openings between each window; panelled doors with upper 2-lights glazed with diamond pattern lead cames; central door has ashlar bolection moulded surround. Low, coped coursed squared rubble boundary walls; central ashlar gatepiers with ball finials.

Listing NGR: ST8042582677

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 34261

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

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