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Hospital Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Kyre, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.267 / 52°16'1"N

Longitude: -2.5505 / 2°33'1"W

OS Eastings: 362525

OS Northings: 263344

OS Grid: SO625633

Mapcode National: GBR BS.ZBSS

Mapcode Global: VH84S.Q8ZZ

Entry Name: Hospital Cottages

Listing Date: 6 October 1952

Last Amended: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150708

Location: Kyre, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR15

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Kyre

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Teme Valley South

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 66 SW
6/21 Nos 1 - 4 Hospital Cottages
(formerly listed as
6.10.52 Pytts Almshouses)


Eight almshouses, now divided into four houses. Founded in 1716 by will of
Anne Pytts, with mid-C20 alterations. Handmade brick with plain tiled roofs,
gable-end parapets and brick stacks at rear. U-plan. Single storey and attic
with gabled dormers and three-course band at attic storey level. Openings
all have gauged flat heads. Main north-west elevation: ground floor windows
are the original wooden mullion and transom ones. Central range has four
windows and four doorways with moulded architraves and C20 doors, two of
which are partly glazed. Above the central two doors and windows is a painted
timber pediment which contains a circular motif enclosing three shields
and the word "SALOP". There is a ground floor window and a leaded attic light
at the gable ends of both of the wings, and above the attic light is an
additional brick band of two courses. There is a blocked doorway in both
angles with the central range. At the rear of the central range are additional
service wings. The building was founded for eight widows selected from Kyre
Parish and the seven surrounding parishes. (VCH, IV, p 285; BoE, p 281).

Listing NGR: SO6252563344

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