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The Almsrooms

A Grade II Listed Building in Peterborough, Peterborough

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Latitude: 52.5732 / 52°34'23"N

Longitude: -0.2438 / 0°14'37"W

OS Eastings: 519110

OS Northings: 298707

OS Grid: TL191987

Mapcode National: GBR HZP.R4V

Mapcode Global: WHHNK.7L46

Plus Code: 9C4XHQF4+7F

Entry Name: The Almsrooms

Listing Date: 7 February 1952

Last Amended: 7 May 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161305

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49617

Location: Central, Peterborough, PE1

County: 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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TL 1998 NW 1/35

(West Side)
The Almsrooms

(Formerly Old Workhouse)


C17 and later, L-shaped building. Ground floor rebuilt in coursed rubble.
1st floor timber framed, rendered. Oversail supported on cut bracelets and
exposed timber corbels. 1st floor has 4 windows of 2 lights, flush framed,
wood lintels. Ground floor has 3 flush set casements with glazing bars
and one 6 light mullion window. Plain wood door in stone architrave. Steep
pitched roof of Welsh slate. Small attics. Short 2-storey 2 window bay
wing. A further C19 back wing. Rendered plinth.
Interior:- Small C17 newel staircase, turned balusters. Extensively altered
in early C20, when the dormers were demolished and the roof reslated in
Welsh slates and not Collyweston, and all the windows were renewed.

All the buildings listed in Cumbergate form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1911098707

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