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Thackeray's Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Chislehurst, London

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Latitude: 51.4506 / 51°27'2"N

Longitude: -0.0175 / 0°1'2"W

OS Eastings: 537854

OS Northings: 174267

OS Grid: TQ378742

Mapcode National: GBR L3.68J

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.NS3T

Plus Code: 9C3XFX2M+62

Entry Name: Thackeray's Almshouses

Listing Date: 12 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193906

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203402

Location: Lewisham, London, SE6

County: London

District: Lewisham

Electoral Ward/Division: Rushey Green

Built-Up Area: Lewisham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Lewisham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

4424 Thackeray's Almshouses

TQ 3774 18/180


1840. 2 storeys, 6 windows. High pitched tiled roof, cross-gabled at ends
with groups of diagonal chimney shafts. Multicoloured stock brick. Parapet
with rounded brick dentils continuing oven gable ends. Gauged red brick
arches to round headed openings. lst floor paired windows in chamfered reveals
in double recessed. Carved stone arms of Thackeray family in centre.
Below, in stone label, inscription: "Built and endowed l840 for Six Aged
Females by John Thackeray of The Priory, Lewisham, who died on the 13th day of
May 1851". On ground floor alternating windows and doors. Paired doors, with
nook shafts, in centre under wide round arch with chevron moulding.

Listing NGR: TQ3785474267

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

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