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Latitude: 52.9982 / 52°59'53"N
Longitude: 0.0808 / 0°4'50"E
OS Eastings: 539738
OS Northings: 346566
OS Grid: TF397465
Mapcode National: GBR KXR.36R
Mapcode Global: WHJMQ.6WQW
Entry Name: Purril's Almshouses
Listing Date: 19 November 1951
Last Amended: 26 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1360481
English Heritage Legacy ID: 191919
Location: Benington, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22
Civil Parish: Benington
Traditional County: Lincolnshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire
Church of England Parish: Butterwick St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Lincoln
TF 34 NE BENINGTON MAIN ROAD
8/5 Purril's Almshouses
(formerly listed as
19.11.51 Almshouses by
5 almshouses. C15, rebuilt 1728, altered C20. Red brick in
Flemish bond, ashlar quoins and dressings, front range with
concrete pantile roof and brick coped partly tumbled gables, rear
range with shallow slate roof. 11 bay, single storey front range
having brick dentillated eaves, with 2 C20 doors and 9 C20
glazing bar sashes, all with segmental brick heads. Beneath the
eaves an ashlar plaque records the rebuilding in 1728 by the
Charity of Mr. Wm Porril. The side of the rear range has 4 two
light sliding sashes to ground floor and 3 similar windows to
first floor, all with brick segmental heads. In the side are 2
sections of C15 ashlar frieze of blank shields and cusped
tracery. The school and bedehouses were bequeathed by Mr.
William Purrill in his will dated 31st July 1725. Source:
Thompson, History of Boston.
Listing NGR: TF3973846566
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