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St Helens Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Asby, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.514 / 54°30'50"N

Longitude: -2.4932 / 2°29'35"W

OS Eastings: 368169

OS Northings: 513301

OS Grid: NY681133

Mapcode National: GBR CJ17.1M

Mapcode Global: WH935.NSZV

Plus Code: 9C6VGG74+JP

Entry Name: St Helens Almshouses

Listing Date: 12 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144932

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73250

Location: Asby, Eden, Cumbria, CA16

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Asby

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Asby St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Tagged with: Almshouse

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St Helen's Almshouses


Founded in 1811 as a single building, square in plan, subdivided into four
almshouses. Coursed, squared rubble with quoins. Pyramidal roof of graduated
slates has cross-shaped, corniced, stone central chimney stack. 2 storeys;
single storey lean-to under hipped, graduated slate roof added to east and west
sides. North and south sides have 2 sashes to each floor and a part-glazed door
to the ends of each lean-to. Both east and west sides have 2 sashes to 1st
floor and 2 sashes to lean-to; west side has foundation plaque centrally placed
in lean-to. All windows (and plaque) are in stone surrounds.

Listing NGR: NY6816913301

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