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The Lyte Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Kington St Michael, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.495 / 51°29'41"N

Longitude: -2.1395 / 2°8'22"W

OS Eastings: 390408

OS Northings: 177348

OS Grid: ST904773

Mapcode National: GBR 1QR.CVG

Mapcode Global: VH964.VPR9

Plus Code: 9C3VFVV6+X5

Entry Name: The Lyte Almshouses

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283535

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315936

Location: Kington St. Michael, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Kington St. Michael

Built-Up Area: Kington St Michael

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Kington St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Stanton Saint Quintin


ST 9077 (west side)

13/123 Nos 69 to 74 (consec)
(The Lyte Almshouses)


Row of six almshouses, built 1675 for Isaac Lyte of Easton Piercy,
Alderman of London. Rubble stone with ashlar dressings, stone
slate roof, coped gables and saddlestone. Three large rear chimney
gables. Regular six-gabled front with 3-light ovolo-moulded stone
mullion windows, hoodmoulds to upper windows and dripcourse over
ground floor. Six doors in flush moulded and stopped surrounds
with steps up, one door each end and paired doors between second
and third windows and between fourth and fifth windows. Third
gable has first floor corniced plaque recording Lyte's benefaction
below window and boldly carved large arms canted out above.

Listing NGR: ST9040877348

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