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Barfields Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Dedham, Essex

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239214

English Heritage Legacy ID: 417014

Location: Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7

County: Essex

District: Colchester

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

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Listing Text

Barfields Almshouses
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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