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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1202796



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


District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ludlow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 389853

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SO5174 COLLEGE STREET 825-1/1/228 Hosyers Almshouses 15/04/54


Almshouses. Dated 1758. By TF Pritchard. Brick; slate roof; brick ridge stacks. Central range with projecting wings. 3-storeys; 6-window range: wood mullion and transom casements, under gauged brick flat arches with stucco keyblocks; 2-light casements over; moulded stone eaves and pediment, over central protruding bay, with armorial cartouche. Central 6 fielded-panel door, in moulded architrave under moulded flat hood on consoles. Concave niche over, with shouldered architrave and keyblock; tablet over, flanked by wood mullion and transom windows. Wings similar, with 6 fielded-panel doors and overlights, under gauged brick flat arches with stucco keyblocks. Rainwater heads dated 1851. Gables of wings similar, with blocked 1st floor openings to left. Church Street front: similar fenestration, under segmental arches; 2 leaf 6-panel door in brick doorcase with gauged brick flat arch and stone cornice over. Plank door to left, with light, in moulded case, under brick segmental arch. Rear, where visible, of rubble with fenestration under brick segmental arches. First floor passage from Hosyers Almshouses to Buttercross has C20 restored 10/6 sash under semi-circular gauged brick arch with stucco keyblock; stone coped parapet over; segmental arch with moulded stone springers over Church Street. Mural tablet records foundation 1486 by John Hosyer, Merchant, and complete rebuilding 1758.

Listing NGR: SO5110874682

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National Grid Reference: SO 51111 74677


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