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Forecourt Wall and Gateway of Wright's Almshouses

A Grade II* Listed Building in Nantwich, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0692 / 53°4'9"N

Longitude: -2.5171 / 2°31'1"W

OS Eastings: 365446

OS Northings: 352562

OS Grid: SJ654525

Mapcode National: GBR 7T.BM2P

Mapcode Global: WH9BB.93MY

Entry Name: Forecourt Wall and Gateway of Wright's Almshouses

Listing Date: 1 March 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320247

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351214

Location: Nantwich, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Nantwich

Built-Up Area: Nantwich

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Nantwich St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


1.
1425 LONDON ROAD
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Forecourt wall and
gateway of Mr Wright's
Almshouses
SJ 6552 1/63A

II*

2.
Erected by the Trustees in 1667. A low wall of red brick extending over frontage
at rear of pavement with moulded stone coping. At centre a fine gateway being
a stone screen with segmental arch, columns on pedestals, entablature, moulded
Jacobean coping and large side scrolls (one restored). In urgent need of repair
when inspected but included in a proposal for the dismantling of the almshouses
and their re-erection by Crewe's Almshouses in Beam Street (Map No 1/66).


Listing NGR: SJ6544652562

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