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The Almshouse

A Grade II Listed Building in North Hill, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5635 / 50°33'48"N

Longitude: -4.4405 / 4°26'25"W

OS Eastings: 227247

OS Northings: 76590

OS Grid: SX272765

Mapcode National: GBR NG.FZ31

Mapcode Global: FRA 17LK.V65

Entry Name: The Almshouse

Listing Date: 24 September 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432219

Location: North Hill, Cornwall, PL15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: North Hill

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: North Hill

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 27 NE
4/150 The Almshouse
Almshouse above 3 pigshouses. Probably C18. Stone rubble base, slate hung with rag
slates above ground floor. Rag slate roof with hipped end on left and half hipped end
on right. Stone rubble rear lateral stack with moulded cap.
Plan: Three pigshouses on ground floor with one-room plan almshouse on first floor.
The ground rises up to rear and the almshouse is approached by door directly into
rear wall. There is a small outshut on the right hand end.
Exterior: Two storeys. Pair of doors to 2 pigshouses on left and further door to
right. The first floor is jettied out over the ground floor and is hung with rag
slates. C19 sash with margin glazing bars on first floor.
Interior: Not inspected.
Information on almshouse and pigshouses given by owners of Pethins (qv) and Virginia
(qv) whose deed refer to the ownership of the pigshouses and the maintenance of the
almshouse above.

Listing NGR: SX2724776590

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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