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SMYTHES 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: SMYTHES ALMSHOUSES

List entry Number: 1136053

Location

SMYTHES ALMSHOUSES, 79-85, BRIDGE ROAD

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

County:

District: Windsor and Maidenhead

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Feb-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Aug-1983

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 40733

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 513O BRIDGE ROAD (north side)

SU 8981 SW Nos 79 to 85 (odd) 5/2O (Smythes Almshouses) SU 8981 SE 27.2.5O formerly listed as 6/2O Salters Almshouses)

II*

2. Endowed and built by James Smyth, Citizen and Salter of London 1659. 2 storeys, brick on projecting plinth, string at lst floor level, moulded brick eaves broken in centre with coat of arms and inscription. 1st floor windows in brick gables with parapet extensions. Old tile roof lain to pattern. 2 groups of diamond-shafted chimneys. 6 gables on 1st floor, each with 3-light casement window, the two centre gables joined by a brick pediment on curved brick bracketted cornice over central panel. The LH window has a stone sundial over. 6 taller casement windows ground floor. All windows have early C19 hexagonal paned lights. 2-panelled central door with moulded frame, flat hood on cut brackets. Return ends double gabled with central chimney stacks.

Listing NGR: SU8948381336

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National Grid Reference: SU 89483 81336

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