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Latitude: 52.4684 / 52°28'6"N
Longitude: -1.2125 / 1°12'44"W
OS Eastings: 453594
OS Northings: 285896
OS Grid: SP535858
Mapcode National: GBR 8PH.68Y
Mapcode Global: VHCTC.X7W2
Entry Name: 5 and 6, Powell Row
Listing Date: 30 September 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1209148
English Heritage Legacy ID: 392507
Location: Bitteswell with Bittesby, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE17
Civil Parish: Bitteswell with Bittesby
Built-Up Area: Lutterworth
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Bitteswel St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
Nos.5 AND 6
Pair of almshouses. 1847. One of three pairs founded by
Wakelin Welch, esq. and his wife, Elizabeth. Brick in Flemish
bond with yellow stone dressings. Decorated tile roof with
crested ridge tiles. Semi-detached with rear wings. Shallow
external end stacks with paired shafts; end stacks to wings.
End gable walls with coping and kneelers. Symmetrical 4-window
range. All windows casements in stone surrounds. Side bays
with 2 and 3-light windows to 1st and ground floors
respectively. Centre bays under gable with coping and
kneelers; 2 single-light windows connected by string course
that rises to contain central shield in recessed panel.
4-centred arched doorways below with planked doors. 2-light
windows to ground-floor side elevations and 1st-floor rear.
This building forms part of an attractive set of three almost
Listing NGR: SP5359485896
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