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GEFFERY'S HOMES (ALMSHOUSES)

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GEFFERY'S HOMES (ALMSHOUSES)

List entry Number: 1064401

Location

GEFFERY'S HOMES (ALMSHOUSES), MOTTINGHAM LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: Bromley

District Type: London Borough

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jun-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 358536

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

MOTTINGHAM ROAD, MOTTINGHAM 1. 4407 Geffery' s Homes (Almshouses) TQ 47 SW 6/96

II

2. These almshouses were originally formed by Sir Robert Jeffery Lord Mayor of London at Bridewell for the domestic servants of the Ironmongers Guild. In 1903, the present almshouses were built and the original statue of Sir Robert Jeffery and his funeral monument moved to the site.

A Neo-Georgian building. 2 storeys. 3 sides of a square. Brick with tile roof. The centre projects with pediment containing festoons and the motto "God our strength". The centre portion has an open curved pediment, triglyphs 2 Doric columns and rectangular fanlight. Rusticated quoins. Flat arches with keystones. Stringcourses. On each side of the central projection there is one storey with round window and to the side of this are 2 wings with each 3 pediments and 3 doors. The centre door of each wing has a curved pediment supported by 2 Tuscan pillars and 4 pilasters. There is a round headed door with fanlight. On each side there is a doorcase with flat hood supported by brackets and rectangular fanlight.

The rear elevation has the statue of Sir Robert Jeffery and a clock incorporated in the centre of the masonry. The windows have jalousies. There is a 5 arched colonnade on the ground floor with balcony with balustrades over.

Listing NGR: TQ4250872378

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National Grid Reference: TQ 42508 72378

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