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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: ALMSHOUSES

List entry Number: 1078454

Location

ALMSHOUSES, 1-12, CHURCH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
GloucestershireCotswoldDistrict AuthorityChipping Campden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Aug-1960

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 126098

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for

9/45 CHURCH STREET (West side)

Almshouses [Nos 1 to 12 (consec)] The previous listing date of 25.8.60 shall be added

------------------------------------ 1. 5224 CHURCH STREET (west side)

Almhouses [Nos 1 to 12 (consec)] SP 1539 SW 9/45

I GV

2. Remarkable and intact group of Jacobean almshouses. Built 1612 and cost £1,000. "I"-plan in honour of James I. Architect the same as for Campden House and the Market Hall; for Sir Baptist Hicks. Ashlar on moulded plinth, stopped for doors. Cotswold stone roof, gabled end breaks. Centre portion has 8 gables, all with verges and finials and joined by parapet. Two storeys, 10 windows - 3 and 4 light (latter with king mullions) stone ovolo mullion type with cornice mould continuous on ground floor. Six Tudor-arched double ogee doorways - Nos 3-10 lobby type with wooden ovolo - moulded frames to inner doors. Two Tudor arched doors on gable ends with flanking chimney breaks (diagonal stacks). Stone chimmeys with moulded caps and weathering. Central heraldic panel with motto "Nondum Metam". Rear similar to front, but with ground floor extensions. Date 1625 scratched on north gable.

Listing NGR: SP1536339330

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National Grid Reference: SP 15374 39349

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