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The Almshouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Thame, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7497 / 51°44'58"N

Longitude: -0.9824 / 0°58'56"W

OS Eastings: 470346

OS Northings: 206158

OS Grid: SP703061

Mapcode National: GBR B0T.BFJ

Mapcode Global: VHDVF.X9J0

Entry Name: The Almshouse

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Last Amended: 16 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047958

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248510

Location: Thame, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Thame

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Thame St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

THAME HIGH STREET
SP7006SW (North-east side)
8/81 No.69 (The Almshouse)
24/04/51 (Formerly listed as No.69 (The
Almshouses))

GV II

Almshouse, converted to 4 dwellings. c.1555 for Lord Williams of Thame, C19
alterations. Large timber-framing, with tension braces to first floor, having
painted brick infill; old plain-tile roof; brick ridge stacks to left of centre,
and to centre. 2-storey, 7-window range at right angles to street. Ribbed doors
to left and right with C19 open porches. C20 sash door to left of centre. Plank
door to right of centre. 3-light wood casements to ground and first floor right
and right of centre. Perpendicular lancets to ground and first floor left.
2-light wood casement to ground floor left of centre. 4-light casement to ground
floor centre. 2 gabled half-dormers to left of centre having 3-light wood
mullion and transom windows. Rear, to Church Road: two 2-light casements to
ground floor right; single-light casements to first floor, except 2-light
casement to right. Left return, to High Street: plank door to right. C19 bay
window to left with wood mullion and transom windows. Jetty to first floor. Wood
oriel bay window to first floor centre having wood mullion and trnasom windows,
hipped plain-tile roof. Queen post roof truss to gable. C19 shaped bargeboards
to gable. Interior not inspected. History: the Almshouse was founded by Lord
Williams of Thame.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1979, p.815).


Listing NGR: SP7034606158

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