THEOPHILUS CAVE'S ALMSHOUSES, INCLUDING BOUNDARY WALL AND GATE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1307450

Date first listed: 01-Jun-1966

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

Map

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Location

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

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

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood (District Authority)

Parish: Barrow upon Soar

National Grid Reference: SK 57626 17523

Summary

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 189270

Legacy System: LBS

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