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Crewe's Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Nantwich, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0692 / 53°4'9"N

Longitude: -2.5166 / 2°30'59"W

OS Eastings: 365481

OS Northings: 352562

OS Grid: SJ654525

Mapcode National: GBR 7T.BM71

Mapcode Global: WH9BB.93VX

Entry Name: Crewe's Almshouses

Listing Date: 19 April 1948

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138727

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56603

Location: Nantwich, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Nantwich

Built-Up Area: Nantwich

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Nantwich St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


1.
1425 BEAM STREET
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Crewe's Almshouses
SJ 6552 1/66 19.4.48

II

2.
Dated 1767. A row of 7 houses. Red brick; storeys; central projection finished
as pediment with circular panel; stone cornice with small plain consoles; 12
sash windows with stone lintels, keyblocks and sills; 6 simple doorways in plain
stone surrounds; 6 panelled central door with arched fanlight and keyblock, featured
with stone surround, 3/4 columns, side windows, pilasters and entablature and
pediment over; central stone tablet with carved inscription and above date, hipped
slate roof. In need of repair when inspected but restoration will form part of a
proposal which includes the dismantling of Wright's Almshoues in London Road
(Map No 1/63) and their re-erection on the Beam Street site where the 2 buildings
would be linked by a Community Block.

Should be amended to read:-
1.
1425 BEAM STREET
-----------
Crewe's Almshoues
SJ 6552 1/66 19.4.48

II

2.
Dated 1767. A row of 7 houses. Red brick; 2 storeys; central projection finished
as pediment with circular panel; stone cornice with small plain consoles; 12
sash windows with stone lintels, keyblocks and sills; 6 simple doorways in plain
stone surrounds; 6 panelled central door with arched fanlight and keyblock, featured
with stone surround, 3/4 columns, side windows, pilasters and entablature and pediment
over; central stone tablet with carved inscription and above date; hipped slate
roof. Restored 1975-76.

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1.
1425 BEAM STREET
-----------
Crewe's Almshouses
SJ 6552 1/66 19.4.48.

II

2.
Dated 1767. A row of 7 houses. Red brick; 2 storeys; central projection finished
as pediment with circular panel; stone cornice with small plain consoles; 12
sash windows with stone lintels, keyblocks and sills; 6 simple doorways in plain
stone surrounds; 6 panelled central door with arched fanlight and keyblock, featured with
stone surround, 3/4 columns, side windows, pilasters and entablature and pediment over;
central stone tablet with carved inscription and above date; hipped slate roof.
In need of repair when inspected but restoration will form part of a proposal
which includes the dismantling of Wright's Almshouses in London Road (Map No
1/63) and their re-erection on the Beam Street site where the 2 buildings would
be linked by a Community Block.


Listing NGR: SJ6548152562

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