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Beeston's Gift Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Latitude: 51.4654 / 51°27'55"N

Longitude: -0.0615 / 0°3'41"W

OS Eastings: 534751

OS Northings: 175824

OS Grid: TQ347758

Mapcode National: GBR ZX.9W

Mapcode Global: VHGR6.WFBH

Plus Code: 9C3XFW8Q+49

Entry Name: Beeston's Gift Almshouses

Listing Date: 27 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470841

Location: Rye Lane, Southwark, London, SE15

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: The Lane

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Nunhead St Antony with St Silas

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

Tagged with: Almshouse

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(West side)
Beeston's Gift Almshouses


Terrace of 7 almshouses in unified composition. 1834. For the
Girdlers' Company, 1834. Stucco with low-pitched slate roof
behind cornice and parapet with raised central section
inscribed: "Beeston's Gift Alms Houses". Tall, grouped,
hexagonal chimneys. Composition later enclosed on either side
of garden with separate 1-storey ranges (mid-C20).
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, 12 bays, the outer bays gabled and
slightly set forward. Tudor-style doors beneath oblong panels
with ornamental shields alternate with ground-floor windows in
central 10-bay section. Square hood moulds to all ground-floor
openings and upper windows in gable ends. Tudor-style
mullioned and transomed 4-light windows with glazing bars,
those to ground-floor of gable ends 6-light. 1st-floor sill
string to central section.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ3475175824

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