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NOs 1-3, TWITTYS ALMSHOUSES

A Grade II Listed Building in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6677 / 51°40'3"N

Longitude: -1.2833 / 1°16'59"W

OS Eastings: 449661

OS Northings: 196787

OS Grid: SU496967

Mapcode National: GBR 7YR.DC0

Mapcode Global: VHCY6.PBXX

Entry Name: NOs 1-3, TWITTYS ALMSHOUSES

Listing Date: 19 January 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250531

Location: Abingdon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX14

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Abingdon on Thames

Built-Up Area: Abingdon

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Abingdon-on-Thames

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/02/2017

SU 4996
1/208

ST HELENS CHURCHYARD
1-3, Twittys Almshouses

(Formerly listed as Twitty's Almshouses, WEST ST HELEN STREET (West Side))

19.1.51

GV
II
1707. Founded by Charles Twitty, "deputy auditor of the Receipt of Exchequer on in Westminster". Single storeyed red brick building. Modillion eaves cornice. Central pediment with ball finial and weathervane. Hipped roof with attractive glazed lantern of square plan. Panelled door and casement window of four lights, glazing bars, brick gauged voussoirs.

(See Preston "Christ's Hospital" (1930), pp 60-61).

Twitty's Almshouses, Long Alley Almshouses, Brick Alley Almshouses and
Church of St Helen form a group


Listing NGR: SU4966396789

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