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Bartholomew Thomas Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicknoller, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.151 / 51°9'3"N

Longitude: -3.2955 / 3°17'43"W

OS Eastings: 309482

OS Northings: 139883

OS Grid: ST094398

Mapcode National: GBR LS.7LYJ

Mapcode Global: VH6GW.TBMG

Plus Code: 9C3R5P23+CQ

Entry Name: Bartholomew Thomas Almshouses

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345691

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265072

Location: Bicknoller, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Bicknoller

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Almshouses, comprising 4 dwellings. Dated 1905. Roughcast, red sandstone random rubble plinth, plain tiled half hipped
crosswings extended over single storey outer bays as cat slide roofs, over hanging eaves, 3 large rendered stacks with
flat tops set across roof ridge ends and centre, 2-storey crosswings single storey outer bays 1:1:2:1:1 bays. 6-light
dormer windows centre, all leaded windows with panes, 4-light oriels in crosswing, with tiled pentices and carried on
decorative wooden brackets, groundfloor crosswing 4-light casement windows and in centre two 4-light casement windows
with single lights outer bays centre flanking ledge and plank doors with long decorative hinges, similar in outer bays
set in single storey, partially glazed, porches resting on red sandstone dwarf walls. 8 bay verandah between crosswings
with 2 gabled leaded lights set in plain tile roof, wooden pilasters with curved brackets springing from imposts, plain
wooden railings. Date stone between dormers "Bartholomew Thomas Almshouses 1905". Interior not viewed. At the time of
survey (June 1983), there is no internal sanitation the arrangements are as originally constructed, two pairs of
rendered hipped plain tiled privies in garden at rear, not included. Lucy Thomas, died 1902, left £3,000 to build 4
almshouses for poor protestants over 55 years of age, of good character and unable to work. (VCH Vol 5 forthcoming;
photograhs in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST0948239883

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