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Geffery's Homes (Almshouses)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bromley, London

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Latitude: 51.4325 / 51°25'56"N

Longitude: 0.0487 / 0°2'55"E

OS Eastings: 542508

OS Northings: 172378

OS Grid: TQ425723

Mapcode National: GBR MT.JY4

Mapcode Global: VHHNX.S8L6

Plus Code: 9F32C2JX+XF

Entry Name: Geffery's Homes (Almshouses)

Listing Date: 29 June 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358536

Location: Mottingham and Chislehurst, Bromley, London, SE9

County: London

District: Bromley

Electoral Ward/Division: Mottingham and Chislehurst North

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bromley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Mottingham St Andrew with St Alban

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Geffery' s Homes
TQ 47 SW 6/96


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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