ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1146574

Date first listed: 23-Aug-1955

Statutory Address: ALMSHOUSES, HIGHER TOWN

Map

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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

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 84694

Legacy System: LBS

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