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Latitude: 51.9555 / 51°57'19"N
Longitude: 0.9962 / 0°59'46"E
OS Eastings: 605974
OS Northings: 232799
OS Grid: TM059327
Mapcode National: GBR SMJ.6PS
Mapcode Global: VHKFV.730Q
Entry Name: Barfields Almshouses
Listing Date: 27 January 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1239214
English Heritage Legacy ID: 417014
Location: Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7
Civil Parish: Dedham
Built-Up Area: Dedham
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Dedham St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
DEDHAM CROWN STREET
TM 0531 27/12
Date stone inscribed: 'This asylum for widows was built and endowed by Mrs Mary
Barfield 1834' a long range in red brick with slated ridged and gabled roof
and crosswings at each end. Three red brick chimney stacks spaced along ridge.
Two doors on front elevation and 2 in the returns of the wings; those on the
front have gabled porches. A range of 6 pairs of round-headed windows under
red brick arches, with paned sashes and arched fanlights, along front. The
central 4 pairs of windows have dormer-gables with fretted vergeboards and finials,
also crested blue ridge bonnets which occur also along ridge, of wings. The
windows in the wing gables have fretted roundels above and between their 2 lights
- these of either terracotta or painted iron.
Listing NGR: TM0597432799
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