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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1380643
English Heritage Legacy ID: 480966
Location: Exeter, Devon, EX1
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
SX 9293 PARR STREET
871/12/10106 (Northwest side)
Lethbridge's and Davey's Almshouses
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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