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ALMSHOUSE

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: ALMSHOUSE

List entry Number: 1308297

Location

ALMSHOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cannington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Mar-1963

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jun-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 268872

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

ST23NE CANNINGTON CP HIGH STREET (North side) 12/24 Almshouse (formerly listed as Rogers' Almshouses) 29.3.63

GV II

Almshouse. C16; alterations dated 1672, for Henry Rogers, substantial alterations of 1971. Random red sandstone rubble, double Roman tile roofi small square turret with a sundial, pyramidal lead roof with a weather vane with a metal pennant, inscribed:- 'HR 1699'; coped verges, L-plan, symmetrical frontage; two storeys, 3:3 bays, 2-light casements with glazing bars, those to ground floor transomed. Central door opening, glazed C20 door with sidelights. Shallow keyed semi-circular head recess above door, incised lettering commemorating the establishment of the almshouse. The legs of some jointed crucks survive inside. Included primarily for historical interest.

Listing NGR: ST2562739653

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National Grid Reference: ST 25625 39651

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