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Sir John Woolaston's Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Highgate, London

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Latitude: 51.5726 / 51°34'21"N

Longitude: -0.149 / 0°8'56"W

OS Eastings: 528375

OS Northings: 187593

OS Grid: TQ283875

Mapcode National: GBR DT.P3C

Mapcode Global: VHGQL.CQLT

Plus Code: 9C3XHVF2+2C

Entry Name: Sir John Woolaston's Almshouses

Listing Date: 19 March 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1189375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201496

ID on this website: 101189375

Location: Highgate, Haringey, London, N6

County: London

District: Haringey

Electoral Ward/Division: Highgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Haringey

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Michael Highgate

Church of England Diocese: London

Tagged with: Almshouse

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(West Side)
Nos 13 to 37 (odd)
(Sir John kloolaston's Almshouses)
TQ 2887 40/249 19.5.5l.


Early C18 brown brick, red dressings, tile roofs. 1 storey long wings on either
side of small 2 storey central block. Centre block, parapet and old tile roof.
2 windows. Central door and round-headed niche on 1st floor above tablet recording
foundation of the almshouses by Sir John Woolaston in 1658 and their rebuilding
to double the number by Edward Pauncefort in 1722. The almshouses themselves
have each 1 window and door under an unsympathetic roof of modern tiles. All
openings segment-headed. Graded partly for historical reasons and partly for
the sake. of the central block.

Nos 13 to 37 (odd) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ2837587602

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