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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SIR WILLIAM POWELL'S ALMSHOUSES, INCLUDING GATE PIERS, RAILINGS AND GATES TO WEST

List entry Number: 1079809

Location

SIR WILLIAM POWELL'S ALMSHOUSES, INCLUDING GATE PIERS, RAILINGS AND GATES TO WEST, 1-12, CHURCH GATE SW6

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityHammersmith and FulhamLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 12-May-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Nov-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 201773

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

In the entry for:

TQ 2476 and TQ 2475 CHURCH GATE SW6

10/46 and 11/46 Nos 1 to 12 (Consec). Powell's Almhouses, including gate piers railings and gates to west.

The address shall be amended to read: CHURCH GATE SW6 Nos 1 to 12 (Consec). Sir William Powell's Almshouses, including gate piers, railings and gates to west.

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TQ 2476 and TQ 2475 CHURCH GATE SW6

10/46 and 11/46

12.5.70 Nos 1 to 12 (Consec) Powell's Almhouses, including gate piers railings and gates to west.

GV II*

Almshouses. 1869. J P Seddon. Ashlar with red tile roof. Gothic style. L Shaped block with ten bay range at right-angles to road and two bay range at far end. One storey and semi-dormers. Ground floor slightly projects under continuous tiled roof; beneath are arranged shared entrances for each pair of units, alternating with canted bay windows. Doorways with pointed heads and timber entrance doors with 'ray' motif. To upper storey one two- light mullioned and transomed window per unit, with gable in roof. Eaves cornice breaks out over Gothic shafts, between tall multi-shafted chimneys. To west end a tower with tall mansard roof and two layers of arcading, the lower with statues. Inscription to end gable 'Sir William Powell's Alms- houses; founded 1680. Rebuilt 1869. God's providence our inheritance'. Much carved decoration to whole.

Listing NGR: TQ2436575998

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National Grid Reference: TQ 24317 75994

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