TROTT'S ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1306826
Date first listed:
05-Apr-1966
Statutory Address:
TROTT'S ALMSHOUSES, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 AND 11, HIGHER STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
TROTT'S ALMSHOUSES, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 AND 11, HIGHER STREET

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Cullompton
National Grid Reference:
ST 02132 07555

Details

CULLOMPTON HIGHER STREET, Cullompton ST 00 NW 10/122 Nos. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11 known as - Trott's Almhouses 5.4.66 GV II Row of Almshouses. Founded 1522 by John Trott for 6 poor men; erected 1523 and heavily restored in C19 and C20. Random rubble volcanic trap and sandstone under gabled-end slate roof. Six 2-storeyed units, one room per floor, entered from rear, with main central entrance (now blocked) to front. 2 end, and 3 axial, stacks, with brick shafts. Front; 7 window range; 1,2, and 3-light barred C19 casement windows to let floor, six 2 light-windows to ground floor with C20 ventilation openings. Central doorway (blocked); segmentally - headed moulded arch within a square-headed surround, foliated spandrels. Rear: six 3-light casement windows, C19 to lst floor; 6 doors and six 2-light windows to ground, mostly C20 with concrete sills. Cross beams to all interiors with roll and concave moulding and oak-leaf stops.

Listing NGR: ST0213207555

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
95312
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: 12 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/03500/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John David Hampshire. Source Historic England Archive
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