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Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Padstow, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5413 / 50°32'28"N

Longitude: -4.9397 / 4°56'22"W

OS Eastings: 191804

OS Northings: 75404

OS Grid: SW918754

Mapcode National: GBR ZM.YV15

Mapcode Global: FRA 07JM.RDQ

Plus Code: 9C2QG3R6+G4

Entry Name: Almshouses

Listing Date: 20 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396455

Location: Padstow, Cornwall, PL28

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Padstow

Built-Up Area: Padstow

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Padstow

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Description


PADSTOW MIDDLE STREET (east side), Padstow
SW 9075-9175
8/104 Almshouses

GV II

Almshouses and wall to front on west. 1870 (datestone). Brick laid in English
bond. Rag slate roof with gable ends and clay ridge tiles. Brick end and axial
stacks.
Plan: Courtyard plan; 2 rows of four 1-room plan houses on north and south sides
with office on east side and brick wall with entrance on west, enclosing the fourth
side of a rectangular court.
Exterior: 2 storeys. East elevation comprises the gable ends of the north and south
ranges flanking a brick wall with entrance through to the court. The wall is
stepped, rising in the centre and has a dressed stone arch with trefoil head. The
north and south ranges are each of 2 storeys with 2 pointed dressed stone arches to
the windows on the ground floor and two 4-centred arched window openings above.
Barge boards to the deep projecting verges. Datestone on right hand gable end with
inscription in memory of John Tredwin.
Within the courtyard, the 2 rows of houses comprise regular 4-window front elevations
with gables to front.
Plank doors on ground floor and 2-light casements above. Office at far east end is
lower with a gable end to front, a pointed arched opening to the porch with a 2-light
casement above.
Interior: not inspected.
Especially unspoilt group.


Listing NGR: SW9180475404

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