HOSYERS ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1202796
Date first listed:
15-Apr-1954
Statutory Address:
HOSYERS ALMSHOUSES, COLLEGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOSYERS ALMSHOUSES, COLLEGE STREET

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Ludlow
National Grid Reference:
SO 51111 74677

Details

LUDLOW

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

GV II*

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
389853
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: 14 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/06529/31
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