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Latitude: 51.287 / 51°17'13"N
Longitude: -2.8171 / 2°49'1"W
OS Eastings: 343113
OS Northings: 154521
OS Grid: ST431545
Mapcode National: GBR JF.Z236
Mapcode Global: VH7CV.4X28
Entry Name: The Old Almshouse
Listing Date: 21 October 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1059153
English Heritage Legacy ID: 268680
Location: Axbridge, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS26
Civil Parish: Axbridge
Built-Up Area: Axbridge
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST4354 AXBRIDGE MOORLAND STREET (East side)
12/28 The Old Almshouse
Almshouse, now function room. Probably early C16, rebuilt 1983. Random rubble, pantile roof, brick end ridge stacks.
Modern frontage in a Perpendicular style. Two storeys, 3 bays, 2-light stone mullioned windows, single light window to
centre of first floor, each light with a cusped head, leaded lights, stopped labels. Central door opening in a broad
semi-circular headed stone surround, stopped label, C20 panelled door. Some C15 interior features including 3
fireplaces in plain chamfered stone surrounds, garderobe to centre of rear wall on first floor. C16 roof construction
of 3 tenoned collar and tie beam trusses with windbracing. Remainder of interior C20. Included primarily for historical
interest. (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1974).
Listing NGR: ST4311354521
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