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Holloways Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Witney, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7811 / 51°46'51"N

Longitude: -1.4847 / 1°29'4"W

OS Eastings: 435645

OS Northings: 209281

OS Grid: SP356092

Mapcode National: GBR 6VS.9FQ

Mapcode Global: VHC02.6HYH

Entry Name: Holloways Almshouses

Listing Date: 6 February 1970

Last Amended: 3 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1213538

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398160

Location: Witney, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX28

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Witney

Built-Up Area: Witney

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Witney

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


STATION ROAD (West side)
Holloways Almshouses, Nos.2 to 10 (even)

(Formerly listed as Holloways Almshouses (Nos.2-12) (even))


Almshouses. Founded 1724 (plaque reset in gable end): rebuilt 1868 by William
Wilkinson. Coursed limestone rubble; stone-coped gabled Welsh slate roof; large
stone ridge and end stacks. 6-unit plan. One storey and attic; 6-window range.
C20 doors set in 3 Gothic-style pointed doorways with bracketed hoods above.
2-light stone-mullioned windows, which on first floor are set in stone-coped
gables with finials and have pointed-arched hood moulds. Hipped one-storey
service ranges to rear. Interior not inspected. Founded by John Holloway,
Clothier, d,1724, to house "aged unmarried women".
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.848).

Listing NGR: SP3564509281

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