|Location||Richmond, London, England|
|Architect||Original houses by Lewis Vulliamy. Chapel enlarged in 1863 by Arthur Blomfield|
A plaque over the entrance records that the almshouses were built "for Ten poor Men and Ten poor Women by the bounty of William Hickey Esq. Who by his Will bequeathed certain Lands and houses in Richmond in Trust for Charitable purposes".
The almshouses are on a site between Sheen Road and St Mary's Grove in Richmond.
The first houses, designed by Lewis Vulliamy, were built in 1834 from the income of several properties on Richmond Hill, including The Wick. These properties had been left in trust by William Hickey, who died in 1727, to provide pensions for six men and ten women. The charity's funds were augmented by a gift of Elizabeth Doughty in 1822.
In 1834 the trust decided to use some of the income to build and endow 20 almshouses for 10 men and 10 women, plus a chapel (which was enlarged in 1863 by Arthur Blomfield), and two gate lodge cottages – one for a porter, the other for a nurse – in Sheen Road. Since then another 29 dwellings have been built on land behind the original almshouses.
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