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Bakers Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Lea Bridge, London

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Latitude: 51.575 / 51°34'29"N

Longitude: -0.0152 / 0°0'54"W

OS Eastings: 537635

OS Northings: 188102

OS Grid: TQ376881

Mapcode National: GBR KV.DTJ

Mapcode Global: VHGQN.PN9Z

Entry Name: Bakers Almshouses

Listing Date: 27 September 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191128

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206913

Location: Waltham Forest, London, E10

County: London

District: Waltham Forest

Electoral Ward/Division: Lea Bridge

Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Leyton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Leyton, E10
2/22 (north side)

27.9.71 Bakers Almshouses


Almshouses. 1857-66. By T E Knightley. Yellow brick, stone dressings, pitched
slate roof to eaves. Composed around 3 sides of open quadrangle. Eclectic
Italianate manner. Mainly 2 storeyed. Almshouses each 1 bay with gabled porch
shared with neighbour; decorative moulded entrances, panelled doors. Ground floor
windows, round-headed with rusticated gauged brick voussoirs. First floor windows
mainly square-headed, with stone architraves. Bracketed eaves. Tall panelled
chimneys, Italianate belvedere towers in each angle with low hipped roofs. Each wing
with central emphasis. Central block with centre 4 bays on larger scale with inset
clock, 2 corniced doorways, and gabled pavilions to either side with rusticated
quoins. Side wings with gabled centre and end pavilions more elaborate than inter-
vening units, those to centre with projecting balconied bay windows to first floor.
Side wings have symmetrical returns to road frontage, with paired gabled pavilions
and rusticated quoins. Rear elevation also of architectural interest.

Listing NGR: TQ3763588102

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