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placename:- St Helen's Alms House
locality:- Great Asby
parish Asby parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
almshouse; building/s
coordinates:- NY68161328
10Km square:- NY61

1Km square NY6813

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St Helen's Alms House -- Great Asby -- Asby -- Cumbria / -- 28.10.2005
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St Helen's Alms House -- Great Asby -- Asby -- Cumbria / -- 'St Helen's Alms House. Founded & Endow'd by WILLIAM & JOSEPH FAIRER, 1812.' -- 28.10.2005

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
ST HELENS ALMSHOUSES / 40269 / / ASBY / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 73250 / NY6816913301
courtesy of English Heritage
Founded in 1811 as a single building, square in plan, subdivided into four almshouses. Coursed, squared rubble with quoins. Pyramidal roof of graduated slates has cross-shaped, corniced, stone central chimney stack. 2 storeys; single storey lean-to under hipped, graduated slate roof added to east and west sides. North and south sides have 2 sashes to each floor and a part-glazed door to the ends of each lean-to. Both east and west sides have 2 sashes to 1st floor and 2 sashes to lean-to; west side has foundation plaque centrally placed in lean-to. All windows (and plaque) are in stone surrounds.

placename:- St Helens Almshouses
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY68161330
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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