The Almshouse is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.
National Heritage List for England Facts
- List Entry ID
- THE ALMSHOUSE
- THE ALMSHOUSE, 69, HIGH STREET
- South Oxfordshire
- Grid Reference
- SP 70346 06158
National Heritage List for England Description
THAME HIGH STREET SP7006SW (North-east side) 8/81 No.69 (The Almshouse) 24/04/51 (Formerly listed as No.69 (The Almshouses))
Almshouse, converted to 4 dwellings. c.1555 for Lord Williams of Thame, C19 alterations. Large timber-framing, with tension braces to first floor, having painted brick infill; old plain-tile roof; brick ridge stacks to left of centre, and to centre. 2-storey, 7-window range at right angles to street. Ribbed doors to left and right with C19 open porches. C20 sash door to left of centre. Plank door to right of centre. 3-light wood casements to ground and first floor right and right of centre. Perpendicular lancets to ground and first floor left. 2-light wood casement to ground floor left of centre. 4-light casement to ground floor centre. 2 gabled half-dormers to left of centre having 3-light wood mullion and transom windows. Rear, to Church Road: two 2-light casements to ground floor right; single-light casements to first floor, except 2-light casement to right. Left return, to High Street: plank door to right. C19 bay window to left with wood mullion and transom windows. Jetty to first floor. Wood oriel bay window to first floor centre having wood mullion and trnasom windows, hipped plain-tile roof. Queen post roof truss to gable. C19 shaped bargeboards to gable. Interior not inspected. History: the Almshouse was founded by Lord Williams of Thame. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1979, p.815).
Listing NGR: SP7034606158