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Latitude: 51.3898 / 51°23'23"N
Longitude: -0.3387 / 0°20'19"W
OS Eastings: 515688
OS Northings: 166945
OS Grid: TQ156669
Mapcode National: GBR 6H.98W
Mapcode Global: VHGRG.2BSG
Entry Name: Henry Bridge's Almshouses
Listing Date: 14 August 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1030105
English Heritage Legacy ID: 286960
Location: Elmbridge, Surrey, KT7
District Council Ward: Thames Ditton
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Thames Ditton
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
BOROUGH OF ELMBRIDGE
Nos. 58 to 68 (even) (Henry Bridge's Almshouses)
Almshouse row. 1720, restored in C20. Brown brick with red brick dressings, plain tiled roof with rendered coping to gables. Three rear stacks, one to centre and one to each end. Two storeys with plat band over ground floor. Twelve bays, centre four in projecting pedimented break with wooden moulding to pediment. Six casement windows across the first floor, windows in first, fourth, fifth, eighth, ninth and twelfth bays blocked. Ground floor windows under cambered heads. Six 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" The lower one recording the renovation of 1925. Further metal plaque below commemorating restoration of 1977.
Listing NGR: TQ1568866945
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