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Mann Memorial Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.812 / 51°48'43"N

Longitude: 0.1522 / 0°9'7"E

OS Eastings: 548460

OS Northings: 214785

OS Grid: TL484147

Mapcode National: GBR LD5.99P

Mapcode Global: VHHM1.LQB9

Entry Name: Mann Memorial Almshouses

Listing Date: 2 October 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160878

Location: Sawbridgeworth, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM21

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Sawbridgeworth

Built-Up Area: Sawbridgeworth

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Sawbridgeworth

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Mann Memorial Almshouses
(Nos 1, 2 and 3)
TL 4846 1478:3/65
1901-2 erected by Mrs Mann of Hyde Hall (Kelly's directory 1914), as a
memorial to her husband. Gables have plaques with 'HEM' '1899'. Single
storey facing into churchyard. Tudor Gothic style in knapped flint walling
with stone dressings and gabled slate roofs. Symmetrical E front with
recessed centre and flanking gabled wings. Parapet interrupted by higher
central gable with kneelers and upright oval panel carved with fishing rod,
2 barbed hooks, a float and a fish. Moulded stone quoins, drip moulds, 2,
2 light, mullioned and transomed windows to centre, canted 4 light oriel
window to front of each wing, and bases and caps to tall chimneys. Lean-to
slate and timber open porches in angles and similar central porch each on
low masonry piers with flint set flush with stone quoins and coping.
Plank doors with pointed arched openings. Similar drip mould and cross
windows to N and S flanks. Outbuildings to rear around yard covered by
glass and iron roof. Red brick wall and gate piers to Vantorts Road with
moulded terra cotta copings. Low wall to churchyard boundary of stone and
flint formerly carried railings. An elaborate small almshouse and part of
group with parish church.

Listing NGR: TL4844814798

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