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MORLEY ALMSHOUSES

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.

Name: MORLEY ALMSHOUSES

List entry Number: 1205956

Location

MORLEY ALMSHOUSES, MORLEY ALMSHOUSES LANE

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

County: Derbyshire

District: Erewash

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Morley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Sep-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Nov-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 352288

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

PARISH OF MORLEY MORLEY ALMSHOUSES SK 34 SE LANE 1/85 (North Side) 2.9.52 Morley Almshouses (formerly listed as Almshouses on the Moor) II

Terrace of six almshouses. Founded by and built for Jacynth Sacheverell in 1656. Coursed squared gritstone with gritstone dressings. Plain tile roof, chamfered stone coped gables and three brick stacks just off the ridge. Single storey. Symmetrical south elevation of twelve bays. Central gable. Two doorways each with chamfered stone lintel and sills and plank door. Large aedicule above with Ionic pilasters and broken pediment, enclosing the Sacheverell coat of arms. Square sundial above the pediment. To the right a 2-light, two single light and a 2-light recessed and chamfered mullioned windows. Then two doorways with chamfered lintels and sills and plank doors, and a further 2-light and single recessed and chamfered mullion windows. Doorways and windows to the left of the gable, mirroring those to the right, to make the composition symmetrical.

Listing NGR: SK3865641301

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National Grid Reference: SK 38656 41301

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