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Burrough's Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Exeter, Devon

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Latitude: 50.765 / 50°45'54"N

Longitude: -3.4449 / 3°26'41"W

OS Eastings: 298196

OS Northings: 97153

OS Grid: SX981971

Mapcode National: GBR P2.Y56J

Mapcode Global: FRA 37N2.5QR

Plus Code: 9C2RQH84+22

Entry Name: Burrough's Almshouses

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098325

English Heritage Legacy ID: 88392

Location: Broad Clyst, East Devon, Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Broad Clyst

Built-Up Area: Broadclyst

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Broadclyst St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


9/79 Burrough's Almshouses

- II

Almshouses. Founded and endowed in 1605 by Henry Burroughs for 12 old people.
Largely rebuilt in 1833 but the structure appears to incorporate some old material.
Red sandstone with volcanic trap dressing, gabled-end slate roof. A 1-storey range
of rooms extending along Church Lane, with tall plinth, and 14 single-light, square-
headed windows set high with chamfered stone surrounds and latticed panes, 7 to each
side of a central entrance through arch. 6 axial stone stacks with brick shafts.
Windows to rear, all 3-light, with completely renewed concrete ovolo moulded jambs
and mullions.

Listing NGR: SX9819797153

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

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