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© Mr Stephen Deakin LRPS

IoE Number: 431237
Location: WRIGHT'S ALMSHOUSES, BEAM STREET
  NANTWICH, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Stephen Deakin LRPS
Date Photographed: 22 October 2000
Date listed: 19 April 1948
Date of last amendment: 05 May 1976
Grade II*

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1. 1425 LONDON ROAD ----------- Nos 8 to 18 (even) SJ 6552 1/63 19.4.48 (Wright's Almshouses) II* 2. Built 1658 by Sir Edmund Wright (Lord Mayor of London 1641). A block of 6 cottages; 2 storeys; brick with stone long and short quoins; moulded string course, quoined window and door surrounds; gable copings with ball feet; 6 iron casement windows ---------------------------------------------- 1. l425 LONDON ROAD ----------- Nos 8 to l8 (even) (Wright's Almshouses) SJ 6552 1/63 19.4.48. II* 2. _ Built 1638 by Sir Edmund Wright (Lord Mayor of London 1641). A block of 6 cottages; 2 storeys; brick with stone long and short quoins; moulded string course; quoined window and door surrounds; gable copings with ball feet; 6 iron casement windows with stone mullions and jambs and restored leaded lights (many now broken); 6 battern doors with moulded joints, restored; old tiled roof; good brick stacks. Carved centre stone panel with arms and partly defaced inscription. Unoccupied and in urgent need of repair when inspected but it is proposed to dismantle the building and re-erect it by Crewe's Almshouses in Beam Street (Map No l/66)

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