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The Alms House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6006 / 52°36'2"N

Longitude: -1.3861 / 1°23'9"W

OS Eastings: 441676

OS Northings: 300484

OS Grid: SK416004

Mapcode National: GBR 7L5.Y3J

Mapcode Global: WHDJD.PW5Q

Entry Name: The Alms House

Listing Date: 7 November 1966

Last Amended: 13 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188110

Location: Sutton Cheney, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV13

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

Civil Parish: Sutton Cheney

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Market Bosworth St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


5/114 The Alms House
(formerly listed as The Alms Houses)


House, formerly six Alms Houses. 1612, altered early C19. Limestone, coursed
and squared heightened in brick with plain tiled roof. Former paired doorways
and 2-light stone mullioned windows, the central windows grouped in closely
adjoining pairs. One central doorway still in use, the others blocked, but
all have 3-centred arched heads. In the brick upper storey, small 2-light
casement windows. Stone coped gables corbled out and in the right hand gable
wall the nesting holes of a former attached dovecote. Axial stacks. Founded
by Sir William Roberts.

Listing NGR: SK4167600484

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

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