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Burrough's Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Sapcote, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5343 / 52°32'3"N

Longitude: -1.28 / 1°16'48"W

OS Eastings: 448934

OS Northings: 293179

OS Grid: SP489931

Mapcode National: GBR 7M9.174

Mapcode Global: VHCSY.RKNK

Entry Name: Burrough's Almshouses

Listing Date: 11 October 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189021

Location: Sapcote, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE9

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

Civil Parish: Sapcote

Built-Up Area: Sapcote

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Sapcote All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 49 SE (north side)

3/31 Burrough's Alms-

4 almshouses. 1847 with additions and alterations c.1970.
Erected at the charge of Thomas Frewen. Tudor Revival style.
Random granite rubble and brick with ashlar dressings and slate
roofs. Chamfered plinth, moulded coped parapet, coped gables
with kneelers and finials, shouldered coped gabled dormers, 4
coped brick ridge stacks. 2 storeys, 5 bays. Symmetrical front
has a projecting gabled central bay flanked by lower wings.
Central triple plain lancet, and above it, a recessed panel
inscribed 'The Rev. Stanley Burrough's Almshouses erected by
Thomas Frewen esq of Brickwall, Sussex AD 1847'. Above again, a
double lancet and above it, a panel containing a shield. Beyond,
on either side, a chamfered 4 centred arched doorway flanked by
single 2 light mullioned casements and beyond, a similar doorway.
The windows have flat heads and the doorways weather-stripped
plank doors. Beyond again, a single storey C20 brick addition.
Above, on either side, 2 dormers each with a 2 light mullioned
casement. Rear has a full width C20 lean-to addition with 4
doors and 7 casements.

Listing NGR: SP4893493179

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

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