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Victoria Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Stow Hill, Newport

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Latitude: 51.5839 / 51°35'2"N

Longitude: -2.9978 / 2°59'52"W

OS Eastings: 330960

OS Northings: 187700

OS Grid: ST309877

Mapcode National: GBR J5.CJMZ

Mapcode Global: VH7BD.0G03

Entry Name: Victoria Almshouses

Listing Date: 31 March 2000

Last Amended: 31 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23128

Building Class: Domestic

Location: Near top of Stow Hill, to N of No 108.

County: Newport

Community: Stow Hill

Community: Stow Hill

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Foundation stone laid 4 November 1902.


U-plan block of 9 almshouses. Single storey. Red brick with painted stone dressings; red plain tiled roofs; tall red brick chimneys. Ends of blocks facing road have plastered pedimental gables. Inscription on S gable "Queen Victoria Memorial AD1901". Inscription on N gable "Newport Almshouses Roger Williams Charity AD 1700". Each arm of blocks facing inwards to garden yard have 2 similar gables with oculi. Centre of cross range has single similar gable in plain brick.

Reasons for Listing

Especially attractive, well-designed set of almshouses, an unusual building type. Group value with adjacent listed buildings.

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