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Latitude: 50.3981 / 50°23'53"N
Longitude: -4.3163 / 4°18'58"W
OS Eastings: 235469
OS Northings: 57922
OS Grid: SX354579
Mapcode National: GBR NN.S73V
Mapcode Global: FRA 17VZ.VN7
Entry Name: Sir William Moyle's Almshouses
Listing Date: 21 July 1951
Last Amended: 9 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140548
English Heritage Legacy ID: 62100
Location: St. Germans, Cornwall, PL12
Civil Parish: St. Germans
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Germans Group Parish
Church of England Diocese: Truro
ST GERMANS GALLERY LANE, St Germans
SX 35 NE
7/103 Sir William Moyle's Almshouses
(formerly listed as almshouses,
21.7.51 called the Galleries)
Almshouses. 1583, with substantial C20 alterations. Slatestone rubble. Slate roof
with gable ends and gable end stacks with rubble shafts, shaped granite caps and
cornices. 4 similar axial stacks.
Plan: A long rectangular range with 6 one-room plan almshouses on the ground floor
and 6 similar plan almshouses above on the first floor, with access via stairs at
either end of a gallery across the front which forms a loggia for the ground storey
houses. Converted into 4 dwellings in C20.
Exterior: 2 storeys. The open galleried front has 6 slate-hung gables supported on
square stone rubble piers with chamfered corners. The piers are connected by a low
stone rubble wall at the base which rises to the first floor level at either end,
where the stone stairs give access to the gallery, which has a simple timber railed
Ground and first floor have 3 doors with granite hollow-chamfered and stopped
surrounds; arranged at ground and first floor with 2-light casement, door, 3
casements, door, 2 casements, door and 2 casements. All C20 windows. Left side has
2-pane sash at ground and first floor to right. Rear has 2-storey additions of C20.
Interior: Much altered in C20. Roof structure not inspected.
Listing NGR: SX3546957922
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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