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Wright's Almshouses, Nantwich

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Wright's Almshouses is a terrace of six former almshouses now located on Beam Street in Nantwich, Cheshire, England. [1]

35 relations: Alderman, Almshouse, Belt course, Cheshire, Church of England, Conservation area (United Kingdom), Coping (architecture), Crewe Almshouses, Nantwich, Edmund Wright (Lord Mayor), English Heritage, Entablature, Gable, Hillingdon, Jacobean architecture, James Hall (historian), List of almshouses in the United Kingdom, Listed building, Listed buildings in Nantwich, Lord Mayor of London, Middlesex, Mullion, Nantwich, Nikolaus Pevsner, Pedestal, Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy, Quoin, Roger Wilbraham, Shilling, St Mary's Church, Nantwich, Thomas Bower, Tuscan order, Wilbraham's Almshouses, Nantwich, Workhouse, World War II, 9 Mill Street, Nantwich.

Alderman

An alderman is a member of a municipal assembly or council in many jurisdictions founded upon English law.

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Almshouse

An almshouse (also known as a poorhouse) is charitable housing provided to people in a particular community.

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Belt course

A belt course, also called a string course or sill course, is a continuous row or layer of stones or brick set in a wall.

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Cheshire

Cheshire (archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west.

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Church of England

The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.

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Conservation area (United Kingdom)

In the United Kingdom, the term conservation area nearly always applies to an area (usually urban or the core of a village) considered worthy of preservation or enhancement because of its special architectural or historic interest.

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Coping (architecture)

Coping (from cope, Latin capa) consists of the capping or covering of a wall.

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Crewe Almshouses, Nantwich

Crewe Almshouses or Crewe's Almshouses is a terrace of seven former almshouses at the end of Beam Street in Nantwich, Cheshire, England.

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Edmund Wright (Lord Mayor)

Sir Edmund Wright (died July 1643) was an English merchant who was Lord Mayor of London in 1640.

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English Heritage

English Heritage (officially the English Heritage Trust) is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection.

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Entablature

An entablature (nativization of Italian intavolatura, from in "in" and tavola "table") is the superstructure of moldings and bands which lie horizontally above columns, resting on their capitals.

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Gable

A gable is the generally triangular portion of a wall between the edges of intersecting roof pitches.

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Hillingdon

Hillingdon is a suburban area within the London Borough of Hillingdon, situated 14.2 miles (22.8 km) west of Charing Cross.

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Jacobean architecture

The Jacobean style is the second phase of Renaissance architecture in England, following the Elizabethan style.

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James Hall (historian)

James Hall (20 February 1846 – 6 October 1914) was an English antiquary, historian and schoolteacher, best known for his history of the Cheshire town of Nantwich, which remains among the principal sources for the town's history.

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List of almshouses in the United Kingdom

The following is a list of British almshouses.

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Listed building

A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.

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Listed buildings in Nantwich

Nantwich is a market town and civil parish in Cheshire East, Cheshire, England.

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Lord Mayor of London

The Lord Mayor of London is the City of London's mayor and leader of the City of London Corporation.

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Middlesex

Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.

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Mullion

A mullion is a vertical element that forms a division between units of a window, door, or screen, or is used decoratively.

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Nantwich

Nantwich is a market town and civil parish in Cheshire, England.

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Nikolaus Pevsner

Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner (30 January 1902 – 18 August 1983) was a German, later British scholar of the history of art, and especially that of architecture.

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Pedestal

A pedestal (from French piédestal, Italian piedistallo, "foot of a stall") or plinth is the support of a statue or a vase.

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Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy

Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy, (Alexandra Helen Elizabeth Olga Christabel; born 25 December 1936) is a member of the British royal family.

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Quoin

Quoins are masonry blocks at the corner of a wall.

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Roger Wilbraham

Sir Roger Wilbraham (4 November 1553 – 31 July 1616) was a prominent English lawyer who served as Solicitor-General for Ireland under Elizabeth I and held positions at court under James I, including Master of Requests and surveyor of the Court of Wards and Liveries.

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Shilling

The shilling is a unit of currency formerly used in Austria, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, United States, and other British Commonwealth countries.

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St Mary's Church, Nantwich

St Mary's Church is in the centre of the market town of Nantwich, Cheshire, England.

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Thomas Bower

Thomas Bower (1838–1919) was an English architect and surveyor based in Nantwich, Cheshire.

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Tuscan order

The Tuscan order is in effect a simplified Doric order, with un-fluted columns and a simpler entablature with no triglyphs or guttae.

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Wilbraham's Almshouses, Nantwich

The Wilbraham's Almshouses, also known as the Wilbraham Almshouses, are six former almshouses in Nantwich, Cheshire, England, located on the north side of Welsh Row at numbers 112–116 (at). Founded by Sir Roger Wilbraham in 1613, they were the town's earliest almshouses.

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Workhouse

In England and Wales a workhouse, colloquially known as a spike, was a place where those unable to support themselves were offered accommodation and employment.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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9 Mill Street, Nantwich

9 Mill Street is a Georgian house in Nantwich, Cheshire, England.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wright's_Almshouses,_Nantwich

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