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Livery Dole Almshouses

Hob Uid: 448431
Location :
Devon
Exeter
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SX9353092450
Summary : Livery Dole Almshouses, originally built in 1591 but entirely rebuilt in 1846. Attached is the small Chapel of St Clare, dating from circa 1420-30.
More information : [SX 9353 9245] Livery Dole Almshouses (Founded AD 1591) (NAT) (1)

"Liverdole. Almshouses with small chapel (c.1420-30), east side of
Exeter, towards Heavitree." (2)

Livery Dole Almshouses comprise of two two-storey blocks of white
limestone rubble, of circa 1846, joined by a blocked archway with a
commermorative tablet of the original foundation by Sir Robert and SirThomas Dennis in 1591-4.
The small 15th (4) or 16th century (3) chapel of Saint Clare is of
Heavitree stone with a slate roof. (3,4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : OS 1:2500 1962
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Md Religious Houses Eng and Wales 1971 359
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Source Number : 3
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) Exeter Devon June 1974 125-6
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Two Thousand Years in Exeter 1960 44 (W G Hoskins)
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : 1420-30
Monument End Date : 1430
Monument Start Date : 1420
Monument Type : Chapel
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Built 1591, chapel altered
Monument End Date : 1591
Monument Start Date : 1591
Monument Type : Almshouse, Chapel
Evidence : Demolished Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Rebuilt 1846
Monument End Date : 1846
Monument Start Date : 1846
Monument Type : Almshouse
Evidence : Extant Building

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External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 89212
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 99 SW 130
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