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40-43, West Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Alford, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.2599 / 53°15'35"N

Longitude: 0.175 / 0°10'30"E

OS Eastings: 545178

OS Northings: 375860

OS Grid: TF451758

Mapcode National: GBR YZNR.P4

Mapcode Global: WHJLL.NBJ7

Plus Code: 9F52755G+X2

Entry Name: 40-43, West Street

Listing Date: 30 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147075

English Heritage Legacy ID: 195564

Location: Alford, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN13

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Alford

Built-Up Area: Alford

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Alford St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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TF 4475-4575

(south east side)
Nos. 40 to 43 (consecutive)


6 almshouses and wall, now 4. 1870. Red brick with 2 blue
brick bands, ashlar and terracotta dressings, hipped slate roofs
with decorative ridge tiles and finials, 4 ridge stacks with
diamond set shafts. U-plan. Single storey with attics, 10 bay
front, the end bays are advanced and hipped. Plinth, moulded
terracotta string course, bracketed eaves. Central pair of half
glazed doors flanked by pairs of 2 light casement windows, single
doors and further single 2 light windows beyond. Above the
centre is a recessed square stone plaque recording foundation by
Sir Robert Christopher in 1668 and rebuilding in 1870, with above
a 4 light window in a gable. All windows have chamfered mullions
and surrounds, the doors with shouldered surrounds. In the
central gable is a scrolled cartouche of arms. To either side
are gabled 2 light dormer casements with carved bargeboards
supported on wooden brackets. Linking the advanced end bays is
a low pierced brick wall with ashlar coping and to either side of
the central gateway are square piers with pyramidal copings.

Listing NGR: TF4517875860

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