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Wright's Almshouses, Enfield

Description: Wright's Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 200667

OS Grid Reference: TQ3524597736
OS Grid Coordinates: 535245, 197736
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6621, -0.0460

Locality: Enfield
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: N9 7HB

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Nos 346 to 356 (even)
(Wright's Almshouses)
TQ 3597 6/199


1847. Symmetrical row of cottages, each 2 storeys, one window with blank window
panels above doors. 4 centre bays project slightly under pediment. Fairly low
pitched slated roof. Stock brick with red brick quoins; window dressings and
diagonal brick cornice to pediment. Gauged flat brick arches to doors and to
recessed sash windows with glazing bars and stone cills. 4-panel doors under
heavy stone cornice hoods on carved scrolled brackets, of a C17 style. Stone
tablet in moulded brick frame in pediment:
"These almshouses were erected, and endowed by Mr Charles Wright of Enfield Highway
for the support of 6 poor women. AD 1847".

Listing NGR: TQ3524597736

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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