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Wright's Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Southbury, London

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Latitude: 51.6621 / 51°39'43"N

Longitude: -0.046 / 0°2'45"W

OS Eastings: 535245

OS Northings: 197736

OS Grid: TQ352977

Mapcode National: GBR HZ.YY3

Mapcode Global: VHGQ8.5H14

Entry Name: Wright's Almshouses

Listing Date: 31 January 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200667

Location: Enfield, London, EN3

County: London

District: Enfield

Electoral Ward/Division: Southbury

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Enfield

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James Enfield Highway

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Nos 346 to 356 (even)
(Wright's Almshouses)
TQ 3597 6/199


1847. Symmetrical row of cottages, each 2 storeys, one window with blank window
panels above doors. 4 centre bays project slightly under pediment. Fairly low
pitched slated roof. Stock brick with red brick quoins; window dressings and
diagonal brick cornice to pediment. Gauged flat brick arches to doors and to
recessed sash windows with glazing bars and stone cills. 4-panel doors under
heavy stone cornice hoods on carved scrolled brackets, of a C17 style. Stone
tablet in moulded brick frame in pediment:
"These almshouses were erected, and endowed by Mr Charles Wright of Enfield Highway
for the support of 6 poor women. AD 1847".

Listing NGR: TQ3524597736

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

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