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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.


List entry Number: 1200005



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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Abingdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Dec-1971

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 250533

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1. 752 WEST ST HELEN STREET (West Side)

SU 4996 1/204 Brick Alley Almshouses


2. 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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Preston, , Christs Hospital, (1930), 59-60

National Grid Reference: SU 49696 96732


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