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Description: Brick Alley Almshouses
Date Listed: 10 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 250533
OS Grid Reference: SU4969696732
OS Grid Coordinates: 449696, 196732
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6672, -1.2828
752 WEST ST HELEN STREET
SU 4996 1/204 Brick Alley Almshouses
1718 by Samuel Westbrooke, mason. Main elevation to church yard. Two
storeys in chequer and rubbed brick. Three tall arches each side of a
staircase projection enclose a cloister passage below and galleries
above. Pedimented centre, chequered brick, with rubbed brick quoins,
pedestals for urns. Excellent example of bricklayers' art.
Riverside elevation has rubble walling with red brick dressings, coved
eaves cornice and tall panelled brick stacks.
(See Preston "Christ's Hospital" (1930), pp 59-60).
Twitty"s Almshouses, Long Alley Almshouses, Brick Alley Almshouses and
church of St Helen form a group
Listing NGR: SU4969996732
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Source: English Heritage
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