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Gell Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Hopton, Derbyshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109463

English Heritage Legacy ID: 80035

Location: Hopton, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

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

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Listing Text

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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