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Thackeray's Almshouses, Lewisham

Description: Thackeray's Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 March 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 203402

OS Grid Reference: TQ3785474267
OS Grid Coordinates: 537854, 174267
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4506, -0.0175

Location: Felday Road, Lewisham, Greater London SE13 7HJ

Locality: Lewisham
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE13 7HJ

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Listing Text

4424 Thackeray's Almshouses

TQ 3774 18/180


1840. 2 storeys, 6 windows. High pitched tiled roof, cross-gabled at ends
with groups of diagonal chimney shafts. Multicoloured stock brick. Parapet
with rounded brick dentils continuing oven gable ends. Gauged red brick
arches to round headed openings. lst floor paired windows in chamfered reveals
in double recessed. Carved stone arms of Thackeray family in centre.
Below, in stone label, inscription: "Built and endowed l840 for Six Aged
Females by John Thackeray of The Priory, Lewisham, who died on the 13th day of
May 1851". On ground floor alternating windows and doors. Paired doors, with
nook shafts, in centre under wide round arch with chevron moulding.

Listing NGR: TQ3785474267

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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