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Latitude: 52.5668 / 52°34'0"N
Longitude: -1.5287 / 1°31'43"W
OS Eastings: 432042
OS Northings: 296659
OS Grid: SP320966
Mapcode National: GBR 6K7.4B6
Mapcode Global: WHCHD.HR82
Entry Name: Gramer's Almhouses
Listing Date: 23 November 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1034753
English Heritage Legacy ID: 309200
Location: Mancetter, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV9
District: North Warwickshire
Civil Parish: Mancetter
Built-Up Area: Atherstone
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Mancetter St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
MANCETTER THE GREEN
11/107 Nos. 6, 7 and 8 Gramer's
Almshouses; originally 6 but now 3 houses. Dated 1728. Founded by James Gramer.
Some mid/late C20 alterations. Whitewashed brick with wood dentil cornice.
Plain-tile roof; 3 mid/late C20 brick ridge stacks. Originally one-unit plans.
One storey; 12 bays. Doors to first, fifth and ninth bays have overlights with
glazing bars. No.6 on left has ribbed door; Nos. 7 and 8 have flush 4-panelled
doors. Sashes throughout, with C20 sashes in 3 former doorways. All openings
have painted stone or rendered lintels with keyblocks. Central slate inscription
panel has painted moulded wood architrave with fluted pilasters, triglyphs and
pediment with armorial device. Inscription records the erection of the building
by James Gramer 'Citizen and Goldsmith of London and a native of this place'
with an endowment of £2,000. Interiors not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p347; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV, pl18)
Listing NGR: SP3204296658
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