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Lethbridge's and Davey's Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Exeter, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7278 / 50°43'40"N

Longitude: -3.5195 / 3°31'10"W

OS Eastings: 292848

OS Northings: 93122

OS Grid: SX928931

Mapcode National: GBR P1.8P0D

Mapcode Global: FRA 37J5.0P6

Entry Name: Lethbridge's and Davey's Almshouses

Listing Date: 23 June 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1380643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 480966

Location: Exeter, Devon, EX1

County: Devon

District: Exeter

Town: Exeter

Electoral Ward/Division: Newtown and St Leonard's

Built-Up Area: Exeter

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Exeter St Matthew, Newtown

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


SX 9293 PARR STREET
871/12/10106 (Northwest side)
23-JUN-00 1-6
Lethbridge's and Davey's Almshouses

II

Row of 6 almshouses. c.1870. Red brick with stone dressings, end wall rendered; slate roofs, gabled at ends; stacks with clustered shafts & octagonal pots; cast iron rainwater goods.
Plan: Original plan of each unit one room wide, later service blocks added to rear.
Exterior: 2 storeys. The whole range has a symmetrical 6-window front. 3 projecting gabled porches with coped gables and 4-centred stone arched outer doorways with square-headed hoodmoulds with facetted spandrels. Blank shields to gables. Rectangular windows glazed with diamond leaded panes to returns of porches. Each porch contains 2 plank front doors in 4 centred arches with strap hinges with Gothic decoration. Ground floor at Nos. 1,2,5 and 6 have bay windows with hipped slate roofs containing 2-light mullioned windows with trefoil-headed lights. Other ground floor windows are similar but flush with transoms and square-headed hoodmoulds. First floor windows under coped gables are 2-light stone mullioned with trefoil-headed lights in a square-headed architrave.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but tenant at No.5 report that chimney pieces remain but are now blocked.
An externally complete group in Tudor Gothic style.


Listing NGR: SX9284893122

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