ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1146574
Date first listed:
23-Aug-1955
Statutory Address:
ALMSHOUSES, HIGHER TOWN

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Location

Statutory Address:
ALMSHOUSES, HIGHER TOWN

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

County:
Devon
District:
Teignbridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Trusham
National Grid Reference:
SX 85456 82130

Details

TRUSHAM HIGHER TOWN, Trusham SX 88 SE

3/253 Almshouses - 23.8.55 GV II

Pair of almshouses. Late C17, extended possibly C19 and C20. Founded by John Stooke. Rendered and painted stone rubble and cob walls. Dry slate roof with rendered stone external gable end stacks with tall rendered brick shafts. Short wings with gable ends and central valley to rear. Probably originally with 1 room plan to each. Now 2 room plans plus C20 extension. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 2- window south west front. Pair of C20 boarded doors to middle under original oak lintel with slate roofed canopy on brackets. C20 stock factory 2-light casements of equal sizes. N.M.R. photograph shows 3-light casements with oak lintels, those at first floor less high and less wide. Stone plaque over doorway with inscription: "All things come of thee and of thine own have we given thee". Interior has original slightly chamfered oak beams and rounded recess probably for original stair in each.

Listing NGR: SX8545682130

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
84694
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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Date: 23 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/13159/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robert Vickery. Source Historic England Archive
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