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Hickey's Almshouses, Including Chapel and Lodges

A Grade II* Listed Building in Richmond upon Thames, London

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Latitude: 51.4624 / 51°27'44"N

Longitude: -0.2904 / 0°17'25"W

OS Eastings: 518863

OS Northings: 175104

OS Grid: TQ188751

Mapcode National: GBR 80.PGB

Mapcode Global: VHGR2.XHCR

Plus Code: 9C3XFP65+XV

Entry Name: Hickey's Almshouses, Including Chapel and Lodges

Listing Date: 10 January 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262108

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435927

Also known as: Hickey's Almshouses

ID on this website: 101262108

Location: North Sheen, Richmond upon Thames, London, TW9

County: London

District: Richmond upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: North Richmond

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Richmond upon Thames

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Richmond Holy Trinity and Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

Tagged with: Tudor Revival architecture Almshouse

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Hickey's Almshouses, including Chapel and Lodges


1834 by Vulliamy. Grey brick, stone dressings, slate pitched roofs. Tudor Gothick style. Consists of central and flanking ranges, gatehouse and caretaker's house. Two-storeyed buildings arranged around an open courtyard. Central block dominated by central chapel, with perpendicular Gothic window above entrance, and stepped gable above with ogee-domed bellcote finial, and pinnacles. To either side of chapel and adjoining, almshouses six-bays wide plus two double Tudor arched doors. End bays gabled and project slightly. Tripartite mullioned windows with leaded lights and dripstones, the central lights under the gables breaking upward. Eaves, except to gables, which have parapets. Prominent Tudor style chimneys. Side blocks each of four bays plus central double doorway. Joined to central block by Tudor arched doorways with stepped gables. Arcaded cloister to far side of outer blocks. Two-storeyed gatehouse with two bay wings flanking central archway. Similar details. Polygonal buttresses to corners some with ogee domed finials. Castellated parapet. Custodians house of two bays, steep pitched roof, and similar details. Railings to either side of gatehouse, joining with cloisters to completely enclose the site. Cast-iron with quatrefoils and castellated brick piers.

Listing NGR: TQ1886375104

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