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Latitude: 51.4148 / 51°24'53"N
Longitude: -2.5038 / 2°30'13"W
OS Eastings: 365061
OS Northings: 168538
OS Grid: ST650685
Mapcode National: GBR JV.Q2X1
Mapcode Global: VH88W.KP6S
Entry Name: Milward Almshouses
Listing Date: 17 July 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384603
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485038
Location: Keynsham, Bath and North East Somerset, BS31
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Civil Parish: Keynsham
Built-Up Area: Keynsham
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST6568 CHARLTON ROAD
739-1/4/29 (North side)
Four almshouses in single composition. Dated on plaque 1885.
Founded by Alfred Milward. Rock-faced squared and coursed
rubble with ashlar dressings and ridge stacks; clay tile roof
with contrasting bands of fish-scale tiles and plain tiles;
STYLE: Gothic Revival.
PLAN: double-depth plan, with four units composed within a
EXTERIOR: 2-storey; 4-window range. South facade with
projecting gabled wings to each end and central recessed 2-bay
section with smaller half-dormer gables through the eaves
line. Ground-floor windows are 3-light mullions with
Carnarvon-arched heads, dripstones and small-pane casements;
upper floor has similar windows of 2 lights. Central 2 bays
have a lean-to porch extending between the flanking wings. 2
plank doors to centre, further plank doors in gabled porches
to each return facade. The high level of ornamentation
includes rusticated quoins, decorative tiled roof, 2 elaborate
coats of arms to each wing between windows, ammonites set
below the gables of each wing and a central plaque with
inscription recording the foundation of the building by Alfred
Milward to house aged married couples.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: 1885 is late for this kind of vernacular
Gothic style, but the building is a good and remarkably
well-preserved example of its type.
Listing NGR: ST6506168538
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