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Poads Trust Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Menheniot, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4401 / 50°26'24"N

Longitude: -4.4119 / 4°24'42"W

OS Eastings: 228827

OS Northings: 62805

OS Grid: SX288628

Mapcode National: GBR NJ.PLKX

Mapcode Global: FRA 17NW.M0B

Entry Name: Poads Trust Almshouses

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61314

Location: Menheniot, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Menheniot

Built-Up Area: Menheniot

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Menheniot

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


11/114 Poads Trust Almshouses


Almshouses. Circa early C19, restored and extended at rear in 1960s. Rubblestone,
partly slate hung and rendered to rear. Slate roof with gable end on north and
hipped end on north east. Rendered rear axial stacks. Almshouses, originally 1 room
deep, extended to rear in 1960s. Arranged to form 2 rows, joined at an acute angle
on corner site.
2 storeys. Regular 7 window front on west. 3 houses on left at slightly higher
level than remainder. Ground floor with five 2-light C19 casements with triangular
heads and 3 triangular headed doorways with recessed, plank doors. Above, five
2-light casements with triangular heads. To right, in lower range, window openings
altered. C20 casements. Corner, partly slate hung with small slate hung lean-to
porch. South east range, 2 storeys, 6 window front. Granite arches to ground floor
openings on left. Entrance near centre partly blocked. Possibly wider cart
entrance. 2 cottages on right, added circa mid C19. Straight joint.

Listing NGR: SX2882762805

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