Almonry - Pershore, Worcestershire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Deadjesters
N 52° 06.666 W 002° 04.762
30U E 563044 N 5773794
Quick Description: This is the Almonry at Newlands in Pershore.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/8/2010 11:53:54 AM
Waymark Code: WM90CD
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Almonry dates from before the 1600s. This was once part of the Abbey and was used to despence Alms to the poor and needy. It fell into disrepair and was restored in 1973.

Originally the building was probably two dwellings. It was converted into one in the late 16th century to early 17th century. The timber frame makes this an attractive property today.
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1580

Additional Dates of Construction:
Converted to dwelling 16th century to early 17th century.
Later alterations.
Restored in 1973 by Worcs. Building Preservation Trust.


Architectural Period/Style: Tudor

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:
Alms House


Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
Was Connected to the nearby Abbey and used to issue Alms to the Poor


Listed Building Status (if applicable): Grade II Listed on 11th February 1965

Main Material of Construction: Square-panelled timber-frame with rendered infill on stone plinth

Private/Public Access: Private House

Related Website: [Web Link]

Rating:

Architect (if known): Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Admission Fee (if applicable): Not Listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

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