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Latitude: 53.0158 / 53°0'56"N
Longitude: -1.7366 / 1°44'11"W
OS Eastings: 417764
OS Northings: 346530
OS Grid: SK177465
Mapcode National: GBR 48P.ZPH
Mapcode Global: WHCF5.9G8C
Entry Name: Owlfields Almshouses
Listing Date: 15 June 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207678
English Heritage Legacy ID: 79833
Location: Ashbourne, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE6
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Ashbourne
Built-Up Area: Ashbourne
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Ashbourne St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 14 NE 1/20 15.6.51.
Founded 1640 and erected shortly afterwards. Has much the same characteristics
as Pegg's Almshouses (qv). Single storey and attics, the attic storey with 3
gabled dormers added 1848. 5 windows, 3 centre ones have coupled lights with
mullions. 4-centred arches 2 of which are surmounted by panels bearing Latin
inscriptions. Clustered stone stacks. Tiled roof with alternating double courses
of curved and plain tiles. Coped gabled ends. Restored 1848.
Nos 38, 40 and 72, together with Pegg's Almshouses, Owlfield's Almhouses, The
Mansion, the Summerhouse and the cobbled pavements form a group with the parish
Church of St Oswald and the churchyard gate piers, gates and walls.
Listing NGR: SK1776446530
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