Record Details

NHER Number:43058
Type of record:Building
Name:William Herrings' Almshouses, Nethergate Street


These Victorian Jacobean almshouses were built in 1850. The single storey red brick building is arranged in a U shaped plan. There were originally three north and south and two central cottages. There is a plaque on the central range that reads 'William Herrings' Almshouses erected and endowed MDCCCL'.

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Grid Reference:TF 78742 25882
Map Sheet:TF72NE

Full description

Almshouses dated 1850. English bond red brick, black brick header dressings, stone dressings, pentagonal slate roofs. Single storey, arranged in 'U' plan, originally three north and south and two central cottages. High Victorian Jacobean. Central range has central rectangular bow window, five fixed lattic work cast iron casements, hipped slate roof. Shaped gable with ogee apex and finial, ECB in brick headers, polished red granite plaque with inscription 'William Herrings' Almshouses erected and endowed MDCCCL'.
For further information see list description.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 31 January 2006.

Monument Types

  • ALMSHOUSE (Post Medieval to Modern - 1850 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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