WINSLEY'S ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1306572
Date first listed:
24-Feb-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
31-Mar-1995
Statutory Address:
WINSLEY'S ALMSHOUSES, 11-32, WINSLEY SQUARE
Statutory Address:
WINSLEY'S ALMSHOUSES, OLD HEATH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WINSLEY'S ALMSHOUSES, 11-32, WINSLEY SQUARE
Statutory Address:
WINSLEY'S ALMSHOUSES, OLD HEATH ROAD

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

County:
Essex
District:
Colchester (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TM 00813 24036

Details

TM 024 OLD HEATH ROAD TM 02 SW Winsley Square

14/191 Nos 1 to 22 (consec) 19/191 (Winsley's Almhouses)

24.2.50

the entry and description shall be amended to read:

TM 0024 COLCHESTER OLD HEATH ROAD Winsley Square

14/191 Nos 11 to 32 (consec) Winsley's Almhouses 24.2.50

GV II

Almshouses. Winsley's Charity was founded in 1728 but incorporates a late C16 brick house of half H-shape. Wings were added on east and west extending north to form an open courtyard. The main block has a projecting central porch with passage through on the ground floor; it has original octagonal angle turrets now covered with cement, and with early C18 features. The space in the upper storey of the porch was fitted up as a chapel. Nos 11-15 and 28-32 are in early C19 red brick, nos 16-27 in C18 red and black chequer brickwork. The roofs are tiled. Windows are double hung sashes with glazing bars. Cambered doorcases.

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1. OLD HEATH ROAD 995 WINSLEY SQUARE -------------- Nos 1 to 22 (consec) (Winsley's Almshouses) TM 0024 14/191 TM 02 SW 19/191 24.2.50.

II

2. Winsley's Almshouses, founded 1728. Incorporated a late C16 brick house of half H-shape. Wings were added on east and west extending north to form an open courtyard. These wings have been extended to more than twice their original length towards the north in C19 and present century, so that the courtyard has now become a cul-de-sac. The main block has a projecting central porch with passage through on the ground floor; it has original octagonal angle turrets now covered with cement, and with early C18 features. The space in the upper storey of the porch was fitted up as a chapel. Nos 1 to 5 and 18 to 22 are in early C19 red brick. Nos 6 to 17 in C18 red and black chequer brickwork. The roofs are tiled. Windows double hung sashes with glazing bars.

Listing NGR: TM0081324036

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
117158
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: 01 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/12935/13
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