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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: WRIGHT'S ALMSHOUSES

List entry Number: 1039555

Location

WRIGHT'S ALMSHOUSES, BEAM STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire EastUnitary AuthorityNantwich

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1948

Date of most recent amendment: 05-May-1976

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 431237

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Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 1425 LONDON ROAD ----------- Nos 8 to 18 (even) SJ 6552 1/63 19.4.48 (Wright's Almshouses)

II*

2. Built 1658 by Sir Edmund Wright (Lord Mayor of London 1641). A block of 6 cottages; 2 storeys; brick with stone long and short quoins; moulded string course, quoined window and door surrounds; gable copings with ball feet; 6 iron casement windows

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1. l425 LONDON ROAD ----------- Nos 8 to l8 (even) (Wright's Almshouses) SJ 6552 1/63 19.4.48. II*

2. _ Built 1638 by Sir Edmund Wright (Lord Mayor of London 1641). A block of 6 cottages; 2 storeys; brick with stone long and short quoins; moulded string course; quoined window and door surrounds; gable copings with ball feet; 6 iron casement windows with stone mullions and jambs and restored leaded lights (many now broken); 6 battern doors with moulded joints, restored; old tiled roof; good brick stacks. Carved centre stone panel with arms and partly defaced inscription. Unoccupied and in urgent need of repair when inspected but it is proposed to dismantle the building and re-erect it by Crewe's Almshouses in Beam Street (Map No l/66)

Listing NGR: SJ6545752524

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National Grid Reference: SJ6545752524

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