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Latitude: 51.4589 / 51°27'31"N
Longitude: 0.1465 / 0°8'47"E
OS Eastings: 549221
OS Northings: 175504
OS Grid: TQ492755
Mapcode National: GBR R3.ZK1
Mapcode Global: VHHNS.HL9H
Entry Name: Albion Villas
Listing Date: 3 December 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064209
English Heritage Legacy ID: 198733
Location: Bexley, London, DA7
Electoral Ward/Division: Christchurch
Built-Up Area: Bexley
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Bexleyheath Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Rochester
Nos 65 and 67
TQ 4975 9/10 (Albion Villas)
Two semi-detached cottages. 1865-6. Built by Joseph Tall. Monolithic in situ
concrete, rendered. Hipped slate roof, a later addition (original roof flat with
iron reinforcements). Each cottage two storeys, two windows wide. Doorway in outer
bay of either cottage. Windows and door squareheaded. Sash windows. Some original
glazing bars. Ground floor rusticated (depth of rustication corresponds to the depth
of the shuttering). Band at eaves level.
The earliest known surviving houses built by Joseph Tall pioneer of concrete shuttering
constructed using method patented by Tall in 1865. Original flat roof was very
early example of reinforced concrete. Among the earliest surviving concrete houses.
Civil Engineer Architect's Journal, 1st September 1966.
Concrete, September 1976.
Listing NGR: TQ4922175504
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