Building record MDR843 - Clergyman's Widows Almshouses, Church Street, Ashbourne

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

Numbers 16-22, Church Street is a mid-Georgian composition around 3 sides of a courtyard. A rainwater head is dated 1768 but building is said to have to commenced in 1753. The interior was remodelled in 1969-70. (1) Numbers 16-22 Church Street are grouped about 3 sides of a court open to the street, 3 storyes high, with a mid 18th century facade. There is a rainwater head dating 1768. The building is built from red brick with stone dressings. There is a corbelled stone cornice with parapet. The roof is not visible. There are sash windows with glazing bars in moulded stone architraves and 3 moulded stone doorcases with moulded pediments on consoles. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 3216. 3216.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1207610.



Grid reference Centred SK 17928 46616 (27m by 23m)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Record last edited

Aug 16 2016 2:03PM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.