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Winnock's Almshouses

A Grade I Listed Building in Colchester, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8851 / 51°53'6"N

Longitude: 0.9063 / 0°54'22"E

OS Eastings: 600114

OS Northings: 224714

OS Grid: TM001247

Mapcode National: GBR SN5.V91

Mapcode Global: VHKFZ.NWH9

Plus Code: 9F32VWP4+2G

Entry Name: Winnock's Almshouses

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117110

Location: New Town and Christ Church, Colchester, Essex, CO1

County: Essex

Electoral Ward/Division: New Town and Christ Church

Built-Up Area: Colchester

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Colchester St Botolph with Holy Trinity (LEP)

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Nos 1 to 6 (consec)
(Winnock's Almshouses)
TM 0024 14/162 24.2.50.


Built in 1678 by John Winnock. Long range of 6 tenements in red brick,
and a good example of the brickwork of the period. 2 storeys, the roofs
tiled. The north front is divided into 3 bays by pilasters and there is
a moulded brick band between the storeys; the north and south bays have
a parapet, the centre bay a pediment. 6-window range of broad double
hung sashes with glazing bars, original doors of 2 panels with bolection
moulding, the 2 centre doorways combined into one architectural composition
by 3 pilasters topped by half balls and a broken voluted pediment;
In the main pediment are also 2 sunk inscription panels: within the
pediment are 2 sunk panels, one with the initials I M and the other
with the date 1678.

Listing NGR: TM0011424714

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