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Description: Twittys Alsmhouses
Date Listed: 19 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 250531
OS Grid Reference: SU4966196786
OS Grid Coordinates: 449661, 196786
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6677, -1.2833
752 WEST ST HELEN STREET
SU 4996 1/208 19.1.51 Twitty's Almshouses
1707. Founded by Charles Twitty, "deputy auditor of the Receipt of
Exchequer on in Westminster". Single storeyed red brick building. Modillion
eaves cornice. Central pediment with ball finial and weathervane. Hipped
roof with attractive glazed lantern of square plan. Panelled door and
casement window of four lights, glazing bars, brick gauged voussoirs.
(See Preston "Christ's Hospital" (1930), pp 60-61).
Twitty's Almshouses, Long Alley Almshouses, Brick Alley Almshouses and
Church of St Helen form a group
Listing NGR: SU4966396789
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Source: English Heritage
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