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Entrance Court Wall and Gateways to Skynner's Almshouses skynner's Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Hitchin, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9514 / 51°57'5"N

Longitude: -0.2762 / 0°16'34"W

OS Eastings: 518564

OS Northings: 229504

OS Grid: TL185295

Mapcode National: GBR H5W.P06

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.56BW

Plus Code: 9C3XXP2F+HG

Entry Name: Entrance Court Wall and Gateways to Skynner's Almshouses skynner's Almshouses

Listing Date: 13 April 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161424

Location: Hitchin Bearton, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG5

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Hitchin Bearton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hitchin

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hitchin

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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13.4.51 (EAST SIDE)
TL 1829 NE 5/3A
Nos 68 to 83 (consec)
(Skynner's Almshouses).
Entrance Court Wall
and gateways to
No 68 to 88 (consec)
(Skynner's Almshouses).


Two long ranges of C17 brick almshouses. The brickwork is very largely
of stretcher courses and much restored. The ranges are dated 1670 and
1698. Roofs over the single storey are steeply tiled and have eight rectangular
chimney stacks, at intervals, much restored. Pairs of simple Tudor doors
separate stretches of 4 window in one range, 2 windows in the other (all
diamond-leaded casements of two or three lights). Low brick wall. encloses
narrow garden in front of the ranges, each apnroached through 1 tall brick
entrance gate. Each gateway contains a sunken stone panel. engraved with
a record of the charitable gift. RCHM, pages 123-124.

Nos 68 to 83 (consec) (Skynner's Almshouses), Entrance Court Wall and
Gateway form a group.

Listing NGR: TL1856429504

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