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Latitude: 51.3258 / 51°19'32"N
Longitude: -2.2064 / 2°12'22"W
OS Eastings: 385716
OS Northings: 158544
OS Grid: ST857585
Mapcode National: GBR 1SM.T5D
Mapcode Global: VH96W.PYY0
Entry Name: Palmer Almshouses
Listing Date: 26 November 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1364206
English Heritage Legacy ID: 314075
Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14
Civil Parish: Trowbridge
Built-Up Area: Trowbridge
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Trowbridge St Thomas
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
Nos 42 to 44 (consec)
ST 8558 9/302
1892. C16 manor house type with heavily timbered front. 2 storeys, 4 bays with
set back 1 bay wings. Basically asymmetric plan. Brick infil. Tiled roofs with
2 brick chimneys with ridged sides. Gabled front with gabled break to right.
Carved continuous plant motif to gables; left hand gable jettied over 1st floor
5 light oriel and has herringbone timbering. Ground floor bay to right of centre
in angle of right hand break with lean-to roof continued over porch. Mullioned
windows to 1st floor, mullion and transomed ground f1oor. Hipped gabled porch
to right in angle with set back wing and lean-to similar porch to left with wooden
balustrade to sides. Left hand wing has a smaller gable with decorative woodwork.
Ledged doors with decorative wrought iron hinges. Terracotta tablet in centre
with date and dedication.
Listing NGR: ST8571658544
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