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Delabere Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.361 / 52°21'39"N

Longitude: -2.167 / 2°10'1"W

OS Eastings: 388721

OS Northings: 273669

OS Grid: SO887736

Mapcode National: GBR 1D2.YS8

Mapcode Global: VH91W.DX7G

Entry Name: Delabere Almshouses

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157006

Location: Chaddesley Corbett, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY10

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

Civil Parish: Chaddesley Corbett

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Kidderminster East

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 8873 - 8973
14/20 Delabere Almshouses
Five almshouses. Dated 1637, restored late C20. Sandstone ashlar and brick
with tile roof. One storey with attics lit by five C20 gabled dormers, moulded
sandstone string course. Ground floor with five windows: 4-light stone mullioned
windows in recessed reveals; five entrances have semi-circular heads and C20
glazed doors. Gable-end of stone to ground floor, gable of brick with inset
(restored) inscription panel: "This house was erected/ at the chardge of Mar -/
garet Delabere widow/ Late wife to Richard Delabere/ of Sowtham in Co/ of
Gloucester equier and given/ by her for ever with Ann/yearely allowance to-/
wards 5 poore widows/ of this parish An dni/ 1637".

Listing NGR: SO8872173669

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