Description: Henry Bridge's Almshouses
Date Listed: 14 August 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 286960
OS Grid Reference: TQ1568866945
OS Grid Coordinates: 515688, 166945
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3898, -0.3387
TQ 16NE BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE STATION ROAD
3/389 Nos. 58 to 68 (even)
14.8.53. (Henry Bridge's
Almshouse row. 1720, restored in C20. Brown brick with red brick dressings, plain
tiled roof with rendered coping to gables . 3 rear stacks, one to centre and one to
each end. 2 storeys with plat band over ground floor. 12 bays, centre 4 in projecting
pedimented break with wooden moulding to pediment. 6 casement windows across the
first floor, windows in 1st, 4th, 5th, 8th,9th and 12th bays blocked. Ground floor
windows under cambered heads. 6 ribbed and boarded doors under identical trellis
porches with pentice roofs across the ground floor. Square wood sundial in pediment
tympaneum dated 1720. Two stone plaques in centre of first floor, upper one inscribed:
" EX DONO/ HENRICA BRIDGES GEN/ DOWN MANOR Y DE IMWORTH/ ATS IMBER COURT/ ANNO DOM 1720"
lower one recording the renovation of 1925 . Further metal plaque below commemorating
restoration of 1977.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY,(1971) p482.
Listing NGR: TQ1568866945
Source: English Heritage
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