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THEOPHILUS CAVE'S ALMSHOUSES, INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE

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: THEOPHILUS CAVE'S ALMSHOUSES, INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE

List entry Number: 1307450

Location

THEOPHILUS CAVE'S ALMSHOUSES, INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE, 16, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Barrow upon Soar

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189270

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SK 51 NE BARROW UPON SOAR CHURCH STREET 3/12 No.16 (Theophilus 1.6.66 Cave's almshouses, including boundary wall and gate). GV II

Almshouses, founded in 1686 by Humphrey Babington in memory of his Uncle, Theophilus Cave, and intended to house 6 bachelors. A deep 'U' plan, 2 storeys. Lower storey is original, random granite rubble, with later (early`C19?) flemish bond brickwork to 1st floor. Limestone and brick dressings - limestone quoins. Hipped slate roof. Windows are elaborately latticed casements (but some have been replaced). Central range of 3 bays containing a central projecting stone porch with Tuscan pilasters, and above the architrave, an overlight. Above this, a broken pediment containing coat of arms. Boundary wall adjoins, with central stone gateway with Tuscan pilasters, architrave and broken pediment with arms and inscription plate beneath. Large consoles link gateway to boundary wall on each side.

Listing NGR: SK5762617523

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National Grid Reference: SK 57626 17523

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