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Moretons Charity Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Cottenham, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2835 / 52°17'0"N

Longitude: 0.118 / 0°7'4"E

OS Eastings: 544573

OS Northings: 267150

OS Grid: TL445671

Mapcode National: GBR L6B.SRF

Mapcode Global: VHHJQ.0V7V

Plus Code: 9F4274M9+95

Entry Name: Moretons Charity Almshouses

Listing Date: 14 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127333

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50806

Location: Cottenham, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB24

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Cottenham

Built-Up Area: Cottenham

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Cottenham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Ely

Find accommodation in
Long Stanton


(South West Side)

12/65 Nos. 25- 41 (odd)
(Moretons Charity


Almshouses, dated 1853 on stone panel to front wall. Gault
brick with red brick door and window arches and terracotta
band. Embattled hipped roof of fishscale pattern slate to
centre, with lower flanking wings with end parapets on
kneelers. Moulded brick eaves cornice and five end and ridge
stacks with projecting capping, string courses and splayed
offsets to bases. Plan of higher centre block with flanking
wings. Two storeys with frieze of terracotta between. Centre
block has canted front and alternating red and yellow bricks to
pointed two centred arches to two-light casement with Y glazing
bars. Similar arch to boarded door with cover strips. Wings
have dripmoulds with return stops to three casements in square
heads, the centre window is blind. At ground floor two similar
window flanks two adjacent doorways. The wing to the left hand
has six window openings, with two blind windows.

Listing NGR: TL4457367150

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