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Brick Alley Almshouses

A Grade I Listed Building in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 250533

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

(West Side)

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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