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Latitude: 51.6672 / 51°40'1"N
Longitude: -1.2833 / 1°16'59"W
OS Eastings: 449663
OS Northings: 196730
OS Grid: SU496967
Mapcode National: GBR 7YR.DD9
Mapcode Global: VHCY6.PCX9
Entry Name: Long Alley Almshouses
Listing Date: 19 January 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1048811
English Heritage Legacy ID: 250532
Location: Abingdon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX14
District: Vale of White Horse
Civil Parish: Abingdon
Civil Parish/community: Abingdon on Thames
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Abingdon-on-Thames
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
752 WEST ST HELEN STREET
SU 4996 1/205 19.1.51 Long Alley Almshouses
Erected by the Fraternity of the Holy Cross in 1446. Row of single
storey buildings in stone with the Guildhall in the centre. Brick
stacks. Long oak cloister walk in front is circa 1500 and to it were
added three elaborate C17 porches with paintings in panels executed by
Sampson Strong of Oxford in 1605.
The Hall was panelled at the same time and the mullioned bay window of
stone added to the garden side, as well as the good octagonal lantern
on the hall roof which bears the date of its repair, 1707.
(See Preston, "Christ's Hospital" (1930), pp 8-32 and VCH Berks IV).
Twitty's Almshouses, Long Alley Almshouses, Brick Alley Almshouses and
Church of St Helen form a group
Listing NGR: SU4965796736
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