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Description: Alnutts Hospital and Attached Forecourt Walls and Gate
Date Listed: 24 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 247308
OS Grid Reference: SU6569779447
OS Grid Coordinates: 465697, 179447
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5101, -1.0547
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GORING HEATH B4526
SU67NE (North side)
9/90 Alnutt's Hospital and attached
24/10/51 forecourt walls and gate
Almshouses. c.1724. Grey brick with red brick dressings; plain tile roof; brick
stacks. U-shaped plan. Single storey and attic; Central 13 bay range with cross
wings to left and right. Chapel to central 3 bays. Central 6-panel door with
segmental head and flat hood on brackets. Leaded overlight above with segmental
rubbed brick head with keystone. Segmental headed leaded cross windows to left
and right. Doric pilasters to each bay supporting shaped brick cornice. Shaped
gable with central plaque and clock. Lead-roofed cupola to ridge of cross-gable.
Single-storey and attic ranges to left and right. Segmental headed 6-panel doors
to left and right of centre. 3 segmental-headed cross-windows to left and right.
6-panel segmental-headed doors to left and right, hipped full dormers to roof.
Internal stacks to rear. Chapel interior: Nave and chancel with bow end.
Original pews, pulpit with sounding board and altar rail. Busts of Henry Alnutt
and Richard Clement. Subsidiary wall to forecourt with central wrought iron
gateway with overthrow. History: Founded by Henry Alnutt, Lord Mayor of London
in 1724. Richard Clement was his executor and built the Almshouses.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.616-7).
Listing NGR: SU6570079441
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Source: English Heritage
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