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Latitude: 51.7709 / 51°46'15"N
Longitude: -1.0722 / 1°4'19"W
OS Eastings: 464119
OS Northings: 208428
OS Grid: SP641084
Mapcode National: GBR B09.ZPJ
Mapcode Global: VHCXR.CRKB
Entry Name: The Almshouses
Listing Date: 25 October 1951
Last Amended: 26 February 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1124253
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42531
Location: Worminghall, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18
District: Aylesbury Vale
Civil Parish: Worminghall
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Worminghall
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP 60 NW WORMINGHALL THE AVENUE
7/150 Nos. 1-6 (consec.), The
Almshouses (formerly listed as
Set of 6 almshouses, formerly 10. Dated 1675 on plaques. Founded
by John King for 6 men and 4 women. Thin brick in Flemish bond,
with semi-dressed chamfered stone plinth, chamfered stone quoins
and coved stone eaves. Hipped old tile roofs, 6 brick chimneys
rebuilt C20. H-plan with central passage. 2 storeys. Central
bar of 2 bays, each side wing projecting 2 bays to front and rear. N.E.
side has 2-light chamfered stone mullion windows with C20 metal
casements. S.W. front is similar but with 4-light windows to centre
bays. Some windows totally restored C20; blind windows to ends of
side wings. Central passage and doors to centre of each wing have
chamfered stone frames. Above passage entrances on each side
are inscription plaques in carved stone cartouches with coats of arms
above. N.W. and S.E. sides have 4-light windows to outer bays and
4 2-light windows to centre, all restored C20.
RCHM I p. 325-6 Mon. 6.
Listing NGR: SP6411908428
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