OFFLEY ALMSHOUSES AND FRONT BOUNDARY WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206178
Date first listed:
17-Nov-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
14-May-1985
Statutory Address:
OFFLEY ALMSHOUSES AND FRONT BOUNDARY WALL, 1-11, STATION ROAD

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Location

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

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

County:
Staffordshire
District:
Newcastle-under-Lyme (District Authority)
Parish:
Madeley
National Grid Reference:
SJ 77242 44196

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
362673
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 05 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03969/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Clive Shenton. Source Historic England Archive
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