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Twittys Alsmhouses, Abingdon on Thames

Description: Twittys Alsmhouses

Grade: II
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

Location: 1 St Helen's Wharf, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 5BL

Locality: Abingdon on Thames
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX14 5BL

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Listing Text

(West Side)

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

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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