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The Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Croston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6606 / 53°39'38"N

Longitude: -2.7813 / 2°46'52"W

OS Eastings: 348469

OS Northings: 418515

OS Grid: SD484185

Mapcode National: GBR 9V03.NJ

Mapcode Global: WH865.78V2

Entry Name: The Almshouses

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072553

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184339

Location: Croston, Chorley, Lancashire, PR26

County: Lancashire

District: Chorley

Civil Parish: Croston

Built-Up Area: Croston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Croston St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 41 NE
8/87 Nos. 1.2,3 and 4 The Almshouses
- II

Almshouses. Formerly dated 1809 in pediment; altered. White painted
brick on stuccoed stone base, low-pitched hipped slate roof. Rectangular
plan, 4 units. Single storey, symmetrical; roof carried down to form open
verandah to front and sides, supported by slender shafted iron posts, a
pedimented gable in the centre (pediment formerly dated 1809 now boarded);
2 doors under this feature and one at each end, all with pointed arched
panels and blank trefoil heads; 2 windows each side of the centre, all
round-headed with intersecting tracery in the heads but with altered
casements below. Two chimney stacks on the ridge. Rear roughcast and of
less interest. Interior not inspected. History: Pediment formerly
inscribed: "Erected as a tribute to George III in the 50th year of his

Listing NGR: SD4846918515

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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