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Maison Dieu Bedehouses

A Grade II* Listed Building in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7635 / 52°45'48"N

Longitude: -0.8851 / 0°53'6"W

OS Eastings: 475324

OS Northings: 319019

OS Grid: SK753190

Mapcode National: GBR BNW.R0V

Mapcode Global: WHFK0.CSRS

Plus Code: 9C4XQ477+CW

Entry Name: Maison Dieu Bedehouses

Listing Date: 24 October 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425768

Location: Melton, Leicestershire, LE13

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Town: Melton

Electoral Ward/Division: Melton Craven

Built-Up Area: Melton Mowbray

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Melton Mowbray Team

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Maison Dieu Bedehouses
SK 7519 SW 1/5 24.10.50.


1640, restored in 1890. Almshouses, the gift of Robert Hudson, Citizen and Haberdasher
of London and a native of Melton Mowbray. Coursed stone with plinth and dressings.
Steeply pitched stone slate roof with 3 gables over windows and central door. Centre
gable has Hudson Coat of Arms in stone between 2 diminutive Ionic pilasters, small
cornice and inscription. Lintel of central door inscribed 'Maison Dieu 1640".
2 storeys. Under each side gable is a 4 light ground floor and 3 light upper floor
window. Under centre gable a door with moulded depressed stone arched flanked by
2 light windows. Centre upper storey window of 5 lights. All fenestration is of
C17 (restored) with stone mullions and dripstones.

All the listed buildings in Burton Street form a group of which Nos 24 to 36 (even)
are of local interest.

Listing NGR: SK7532419019

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

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