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Latitude: 53.076 / 53°4'33"N
Longitude: -1.6117 / 1°36'42"W
OS Eastings: 426110
OS Northings: 353268
OS Grid: SK261532
Mapcode National: GBR 59M.1CV
Mapcode Global: WHCDV.6YS7
Entry Name: Gell Almshouses
Listing Date: 11 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1109463
English Heritage Legacy ID: 80035
Location: Hopton, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Hopton
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Wirksworth St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 25 SE HOPTON AND GRIFFE GRANGE MAIN STREET
4/83 (North Side)
1,2,3 and 4 Gell Almshouses
Almshouses. Dated 1719-22. Coursed squared limestone with gritstone dressings.
Stone slate roof with stone ridge. Gable end and ridge brick stacks. Stone copings,
moulded kneelers and moulded cornice. Single storey, eight bays. South elevation
has central gabled projecting bay with moulded copings and kneelers. Plaque in
centre of gable has incised coat of arms and states 'This Hospital was began 1719
by S. Philip Gell Bart in his lifetime and by him endorsed for the life of 2
poor men and 2 poor women of Hopton and Carson. Finished by his Executors and
inhabited Sept 1722'. Below plaque, stringcourse which ties into the cornice.
2-light flush mullioned windows either side of four doorcases, all with large
jambs and lintels. All doors have six raised and fielded panels. Windows all
have small paned casements.
Listing NGR: SK2611053268
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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