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Chapel at Drapers' Almshouses The Drapers' Almshouses, Haringey

Description: Chapel at Drapers' Almshouses The Drapers' Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 201316

OS Grid Reference: TQ3352690564
OS Grid Coordinates: 533526, 190564
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5981, -0.0736

Location: Edmonson's Close, Tottenham, Greater London N17 6RA

Locality: Haringey
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: N17 6RA

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Listing Text

(East Side) )
TO 3390 17/19 24.5.7l. The Drapers' Almshouses
[Nos 1 to 44 (consec)]
Chapel at Drapers Almshouses


Circa 1870, formerly the Sailmaker's Almshouses. The buildings form 3 sides of a
courtyard with detached wings. 2 storey cottages with 1 window each. Slate roofs
with ornamental cresting. Yellow stock brick with stone dressings, red brick eaves
cornice and band at lst floor level. Square-headed, recessed sash windows with stone
heads and recessed brick aprons. lst floor gabled dormer windows with brick relieving
arches over head. Moulded brick chimneys. Each pair of houses share a wooden porch
with a hipped roof. Gauged flat brick arches to recessed doorways with panelled
doors. In centre of east side, gabled Gothic chapel with pointed traceried windaws
and stone 3 bay portico with pierced parapet over. Wooden bell turret with slated
roof at apex of gable. Ornamental cast iron rainwater heads.

The Drapers Almshouses and lodge form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ3352690564

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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