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1-8, Market Place

A Grade II Listed Building in Lambourn, West Berkshire

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Latitude: 51.509 / 51°30'32"N

Longitude: -1.531 / 1°31'51"W

OS Eastings: 432644

OS Northings: 178996

OS Grid: SU326789

Mapcode National: GBR 6Z0.9QS

Mapcode Global: VHC1D.DBZL

Entry Name: 1-8, Market Place

Listing Date: 10 September 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39452

Location: Lambourn, West Berkshire, RG17

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Lambourn

Built-Up Area: Lambourn

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Lambourn

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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4/15 Nos 1 to 8

10.9.51 II

Almshouses. Founded by John Estbury in 1502, rebuilt by Henry Hippisley in 1852.
Architect T. Talbot Bury. Re-constructed on original lines, a square courtyard
group, 2 storeys brick, stone tile roof.
A timber arcade surrounds the paved courtyard which has a well in the centre.
A picturesque, unsymmetrical tower forms the entrance, 3 storeys, diaper brickwork
battlemented parapet. Stone mullioned windows and arched entrance with stone
band over, with inscription.

Pevsner, P.164-5
Murray, P.132
V.C.H. Vol. IV P.252-3

Listing NGR: SU3267278947

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