ALMSHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1308297

Date first listed: 29-Mar-1963

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Jun-1985

Statutory Address: ALMSHOUSE, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ALMSHOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor (District Authority)

Parish: Cannington

National Grid Reference: ST 25625 39651

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 268872

Legacy System: LBS

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