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OFFLEY ALMSHOUSES AND FRONT BOUNDARY WALL

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: OFFLEY ALMSHOUSES AND FRONT BOUNDARY WALL

List entry Number: 1206178

Location

OFFLEY ALMSHOUSES AND FRONT BOUNDARY WALL, 1-11, STATION ROAD

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

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Madeley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 14-May-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 362673

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 74 SE MADELEY C.P. STATION ROAD

5/62 Nos. 1 to 11 (incl.) (Offley Almshouses) and front boundary 17/11/66 wall (formerly listed as Almshouses)

GV II

Row of almshouses, originally 10 in number, now 11. 1645, remodelled and extended 1889 and again restored in 1968 (see inscription panels between Nos. 6 and 7). Purplish-brown brick (mixed bonds), plain tile roof and 5. ridge stacks. 2 storeys with continuous dentil eaves cornice; 10 windows across first floor, 2-light late C19 leaded casements, those to ground floor. under segmental heads; plain boarded doors in pairs under 6 hip-roofed porches supported by wooden pillars on low brick walls. No.1 (at right-hand end) is set back from the rest and is an addition of 1889 in similar style. To the front of'the almshouses a low brick wall with stone capping. The almshouses were endowed and built under the terms of the will (1645) of Sir John Offley of Madeley, and were extended and improved by Hungerford, Baron of Crewe in 1889. B.O.E., p.200.

Listing NGR: SJ7724244196

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire, (1974), 200

National Grid Reference: SJ 77242 44196

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