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Gramer's Almhouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Mancetter, Warwickshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4WHF8C+PG

Entry Name: Gramer's Almhouses

Listing Date: 23 November 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309200

Location: Mancetter, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV9

County: Warwickshire

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

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11/107 Nos. 6, 7 and 8 Gramer's
23/11/51 Almshouses
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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