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The Almshouse and Former School and Boundary Walls and Gate Piers to the Road

A Grade II* Listed Building in Badminton, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5427 / 51°32'33"N

Longitude: -2.2835 / 2°17'0"W

OS Eastings: 380433

OS Northings: 182678

OS Grid: ST804826

Mapcode National: GBR 0NN.CGG

Mapcode Global: VH95W.CHN7

Entry Name: The Almshouse and Former School and Boundary Walls and Gate Piers to the Road

Listing Date: 3 March 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34261

Location: Badminton, South Gloucestershire, GL9

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Badminton

Built-Up Area: Badminton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Badminton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

BADMINTON C.P. HIGH STREET (south side)
ST 8082
12/51 The Almshouses and former School
3.3.61 and Boundary Walls and
G.V. Gate piers to the road

II*

Row of 7 almshouses, now 4 almshouses and a disused school. Circa 1707-09 built
by Thomas Hayward of Badminton, for Mary, first Duchess of Beaufort. Rendered
with freestone quoins; hipped Cotswold stone slate roof; ashlar stacks with
cornice; coved eaves cornice. Queen Anne style. 2 storeys. 3:3:3:3:3 bays;
the outer and central parts are slightly advanced and are surmounted by coped
pediments which bear the Beaufort arms in the tympanum (full armorial bearings
with crests and supporters to the centre, diamond shield in elaborate cartouche
under a coronet to the ends). 2-light cross windows with diamond pattern lead
glazing. Plain square headed door openings between each window; panelled doors
with upper 2-lights glazed with diamond pattern lead cames; central door has
ashlar bolection moulded surround. Low, coped coursed squared rubble boundary
walls; central ashlar gatepiers with ball finials.


Listing NGR: ST8042582677

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