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The Old Almshouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Axbridge, Somerset

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268680

Location: Axbridge, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS26

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Axbridge

Built-Up Area: Axbridge

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


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 (VAG Report, unpublished SRO, April 1974).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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