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Latitude: 51.6672 / 51°40'1"N
Longitude: -1.2828 / 1°16'58"W
OS Eastings: 449696
OS Northings: 196732
OS Grid: SU496967
Mapcode National: GBR 7YR.DHL
Mapcode Global: VHCY6.QC59
Entry Name: Brick Alley Almshouses
Listing Date: 10 December 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200005
English Heritage Legacy ID: 250533
Location: Abingdon, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX14
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
752 WEST ST HELEN STREET
SU 4996 1/204 Brick Alley Almshouses
1718 by Samuel Westbrooke, mason. Main elevation to church yard. Two
storeys in chequer and rubbed brick. Three tall arches each side of a
staircase projection enclose a cloister passage below and galleries
above. Pedimented centre, chequered brick, with rubbed brick quoins,
pedestals for urns. Excellent example of bricklayers' art.
Riverside elevation has rubble walling with red brick dressings, coved
eaves cornice and tall panelled brick stacks.
(See Preston "Christ's Hospital" (1930), pp 59-60).
Twitty"s Almshouses, Long Alley Almshouses, Brick Alley Almshouses and
church of St Helen form a group
Listing NGR: SU4969996732
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