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Smythes Almshouses

A Grade II* Listed Building in Maidenhead, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Latitude: 51.5239 / 51°31'25"N

Longitude: -0.7116 / 0°42'41"W

OS Eastings: 489483

OS Northings: 181336

OS Grid: SU894813

Mapcode National: GBR D6K.DXM

Mapcode Global: VHDWK.MY5P

Entry Name: Smythes Almshouses

Listing Date: 27 February 1950

Last Amended: 12 August 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136053

English Heritage Legacy ID: 40733

Location: Windsor and Maidenhead, SL6

County: Windsor and Maidenhead

Electoral Ward/Division: Oldfield

Built-Up Area: Maidenhead

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Maidenhead St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(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)


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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