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Miss Pears' Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Peterborough, City of Peterborough

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Latitude: 52.5729 / 52°34'22"N

Longitude: -0.2436 / 0°14'37"W

OS Eastings: 519124

OS Northings: 298684

OS Grid: TL191986

Mapcode National: GBR HZP.R73

Mapcode Global: WHHNK.7L7C

Entry Name: Miss Pears' Almshouses

Listing Date: 7 May 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161272

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49614

Location: Peterborough, PE1

County: City of Peterborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Peterborough

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Peterborough St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

TL 1998 NW 1/120

COWGATE(East Side)Miss Pears' Almshouses

Built 1903 on the site of tile old House of Correction.Three storeys in ashlar.Welsh slate roof.Paired diagonal set chimneys.Cumbergate Elevation:-Matching end blocks,and centre section set back.Ends have four-centred doorway with rusticated surround and door.Windows have leaded lights.Centre is in brick with stone dressings.Stone dripmoulds to leaded glazed,windows two sections with hipped roof project,with a plain door on ground floor.Stone string between storeys.Stone capped plinth.Exchange Street elevation:-Ashlar four gables to road;with finials.Each gable has one three-light mullion window.On the ground floor,four three-light oriel windows with stone roofs,ashlar rusticated dressing.All the buildings listed in Cumbergate form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1912498684

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