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Offley Almshouses and Front Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Crewe, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9946 / 52°59'40"N

Longitude: -2.3405 / 2°20'25"W

OS Eastings: 377242

OS Northings: 344196

OS Grid: SJ772441

Mapcode National: GBR 02Z.92J

Mapcode Global: WH9BM.0ZRN

Plus Code: 9C4VXMV5+RR

Entry Name: Offley Almshouses and Front Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 17 November 1966

Last Amended: 14 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362673

Location: Madeley, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, CW3

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Town: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Civil Parish: Madeley

Built-Up Area: Madeley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: MadeleyAll Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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5/62 Nos. 1 to 11 (incl.)
(Offley Almshouses)
and front boundary
17/11/66 wall (formerly listed
as Almshouses)


Row of almshouses, originally 10 in number, now 11. 1645, remodelled
and extended 1889 and again restored in 1968 (see inscription panels
between Nos. 6 and 7). Purplish-brown brick (mixed bonds), plain tile
roof and 5. ridge stacks. 2 storeys with continuous dentil eaves cornice;
10 windows across first floor, 2-light late C19 leaded casements, those
to ground floor. under segmental heads; plain boarded doors in pairs under
6 hip-roofed porches supported by wooden pillars on low brick walls.
No.1 (at right-hand end) is set back from the rest and is an addition
of 1889 in similar style. To the front of'the almshouses a low brick
wall with stone capping. The almshouses were endowed and built under
the terms of the will (1645) of Sir John Offley of Madeley, and were
extended and improved by Hungerford, Baron of Crewe in 1889. B.O.E.,

Listing NGR: SJ7724244196

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