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Latitude: 51.2109 / 51°12'39"N
Longitude: -0.8105 / 0°48'37"W
OS Eastings: 483187
OS Northings: 146411
OS Grid: SU831464
Mapcode National: GBR DB8.5WJ
Mapcode Global: VHDY1.WTXM
Plus Code: 9C3X656Q+8R
Entry Name: 1-8, McDonalds Almshouses
Listing Date: 1 March 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1243672
English Heritage Legacy ID: 447812
Location: Farnham, Waverley, Surrey, GU9
Civil Parish: Farnham
Built-Up Area: Farnham
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Farnham
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
SU 8246 and SU 8346
WEST STREET (north side)
Nos 1-8 McDonalds Almshouses
Range of eight almshouses. Dated 1905. By A Stedman. Red brick in stretcher bond with ashlar dressings; front gables timber-framed with plaster infill. Plain tile roofs.
One storey; nine bays. the central, projecting, gabled bay with attic and end bays also projecting and gabled. Chamfered plinth; doors half-glazed with leaded upper panels; stone mullion-and-transom windows with quoined jambs and leaded lights; barge boards to gables. Symmetrical elevation in rhythm a, b, c, b, d, b, c, b, a.
Central bay has archway flanked by stone-coped wall supporting timber arcade forming porches to doors of central almshouses, each door with a side-light; in the gable a decorative plaster panel bearing date and name set below a four-light wood-mullioned window. End bays each have a six-light king-mullioned window with one bay of arcading either side, on inner side forming porch to door, on outer side fronting a window, each gable has a decorative plaster panel with sundial and motto "Time and tide wait for no man". Bays three and seven have gabled, arcaded porches to paired doors, flanked by three-light curved-corner windows. Cross windows to intermediate bays. Tall ribbed and corniced stacks in front and rear roof pitches and to ridges of gabled bays.
Rear: central archway partly infilled by added brick block.
Each almshouse has a low wing, slightly extended later C20 under a hipped roof.
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