THE ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1124253

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Feb-1985

Statutory Address: THE ALMSHOUSES, 1-6, THE AVENUE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE ALMSHOUSES, 1-6, THE AVENUE

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale (District Authority)

Parish: Worminghall

National Grid Reference: SP 64119 08428

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History

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Details

SP 60 NW WORMINGHALL THE AVENUE

7/150 Nos. 1-6 (consec.), The Almshouses (formerly listed as Almshouses). 25.10.51

- II*

Set of 6 almshouses, formerly 10. Dated 1675 on plaques. Founded by John King for 6 men and 4 women. Thin brick in Flemish bond, with semi-dressed chamfered stone plinth, chamfered stone quoins and coved stone eaves. Hipped old tile roofs, 6 brick chimneys rebuilt C20. H-plan with central passage. 2 storeys. Central bar of 2 bays, each side wing projecting 2 bays to front and rear. N.E. side has 2-light chamfered stone mullion windows with C20 metal casements. S.W. front is similar but with 4-light windows to centre bays. Some windows totally restored C20; blind windows to ends of side wings. Central passage and doors to centre of each wing have chamfered stone frames. Above passage entrances on each side are inscription plaques in carved stone cartouches with coats of arms above. N.W. and S.E. sides have 4-light windows to outer bays and 4 2-light windows to centre, all restored C20. RCHM I p. 325-6 Mon. 6.

Listing NGR: SP6411908428

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 42531

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South, (1912)

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