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The Poynder Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Hilmarton, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4768 / 51°28'36"N

Longitude: -1.9708 / 1°58'14"W

OS Eastings: 402125

OS Northings: 175310

OS Grid: SU021753

Mapcode National: GBR 3TV.6LH

Mapcode Global: VHB3W.S4HR

Entry Name: The Poynder Almshouses

Listing Date: 24 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316373

Location: Hilmarton, Wiltshire, SN11

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Hilmarton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Hilmarton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

HILMARTON CHURCH ROAD
SU 07 NW
(south side)
6/246 The Poynder Almshouses
24.6.74
GV II
Row of five Poynder estate almshouses, dated 1877, rockfaced rubble
stone with ashlar dressings and banded fishscale tiled roofs with
coped gables and end stacks to each house. Single storey,
elongated H-plan with three houses in a row and one across each
end, each house with 2-light mullion window and hoodmould each side
of gabled porch. Iron lattice lights. Centre house has more
ornate gabled porch, advanced further, with pointed-arched entry
and armorial plaque over. Houses each side and end houses have
coped gables to centre with lancet in gable and Tudor-arched entry
with hoodmould. End gables facing road of end houses have 1:2:1-
light ashlar canted bays. Plan appears to be based on Plate 7, for
a group of three cottages, in Henry Weaver's Hints on Cottage
Architecture, 1848.


Listing NGR: SU0210875311

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