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Listed Building: OWLFIELDS ALMSHOUSES (1207678)

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Grade II*
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 822, 1, 20
Date assigned Friday, June 15, 1951
Date last amended


Founded 1640 and erected shortly afterwards. Has much the same characteristics as Pegg's Almshouses (qv). Single storey and attics, the attic storey with 3 gabled dormers added 1848. 5 windows, 3 centre ones have coupled lights with mullions. 4-centred arches 2 of which are surmounted by panels bearing Latin inscriptions. Clustered stone stacks. Tiled roof with alternating double courses of curved and plain tiles. Coped gabled ends. Restored 1848. Nos 38, 40 and 72, together with Pegg's Almshouses, Owlfield's Almhouses, The Mansion, the Summerhouse and the cobbled pavements form a group with the parish Church of St Oswald and the churchyard gate piers, gates and walls.

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Grid reference SK 17764 46530 (point)
Map sheet SK14NE

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Jan 20 2014 3:48PM

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