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Albion Villas

A Grade II Listed Building in Christchurch, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4589 / 51°27'31"N

Longitude: 0.1465 / 0°8'47"E

OS Eastings: 549221

OS Northings: 175504

OS Grid: TQ492755

Mapcode National: GBR R3.ZK1

Mapcode Global: VHHNS.HL9H

Entry Name: Albion Villas

Listing Date: 3 December 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 198733

Location: Bexley, London, DA7

County: London

District: Bexley

Electoral Ward/Division: Christchurch

Built-Up Area: Bexley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Bexleyheath Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

WOOLWICH ROAD
1.
5005
Nos 65 and 67
TQ 4975 9/10 (Albion Villas)
II
2.
Two semi-detached cottages. 1865-6. Built by Joseph Tall. Monolithic in situ
concrete, rendered. Hipped slate roof, a later addition (original roof flat with
iron reinforcements). Each cottage two storeys, two windows wide. Doorway in outer
bay of either cottage. Windows and door squareheaded. Sash windows. Some original
glazing bars. Ground floor rusticated (depth of rustication corresponds to the depth
of the shuttering). Band at eaves level.
The earliest known surviving houses built by Joseph Tall pioneer of concrete shuttering
constructed using method patented by Tall in 1865. Original flat roof was very
early example of reinforced concrete. Among the earliest surviving concrete houses.
Civil Engineer Architect's Journal, 1st September 1966.
Concrete, September 1976.


Listing NGR: TQ4922175504

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