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Twistleton's Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartford, Kent

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Latitude: 51.4451 / 51°26'42"N

Longitude: 0.2119 / 0°12'42"E

OS Eastings: 553809

OS Northings: 174111

OS Grid: TQ538741

Mapcode National: GBR TN.Q2V

Mapcode Global: VHHNT.MYC1

Plus Code: 9F32C6W6+2Q

Entry Name: Twistleton's Almshouses

Listing Date: 25 September 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086038

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172150

Location: Town, Dartford, Kent, DA1

County: Kent

District: Dartford

Electoral Ward/Division: Town

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bexley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Dartford Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

Tagged with: Almshouse

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5274 (South Side)
Nos 6 to 22 (even)
(Twistleton's Almshouses)
TQ 5374 1/14


This charity was founded in 1572 under the will of John Byer of Horsemans Place,
Lowfield, but the existing building was erected by John Twistleton of Horsemans
Place in 1704. L-shaped block of 1 storey red brick. Tiled roof with coved eaves
cornice. Gable ends with kneelers. 4 windows facing north. 6 windows facing
east. Casement windows. Simple wooden doorcases in cambered architraves.

Nos 6 to 22 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5380974115

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