Michel's Almshouses

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Michel's Almshouses
Location The Vineyard, Richmond, London, England
Built 1696 (10 almshouses; rebuilt 1811); 1858 (6 further almshouses)
Built for Humphrey Michel
Listed Building – Grade II

Michel's Almshouses are Grade II listed[1] almshouses in Richmond, London, located in The Vineyard, opposite Bishop Duppa's Almshouses and Queen Elizabeth's Almshouses. They were founded in the 17th century by Humphrey Michel. The original ten almshouses were built in 1696 and were rebuilt in 1811. Another six almshouses were added in 1858.[2]

The almshouses are now managed by The Richmond Charities.[3][4] New residents are accepted from 65 years of age.[5]

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  1. ^ Historic England. "Michel's Almshouses, and Front Wall, Railings and Entrance Gates (1261952)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  2. ^ "The Almshouses of Richmond" (PDF). Local History Notes. London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. p. 2. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Michel's Almshouses". The Richmond Charities. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Richmond Charities". Charity Performance. DG Publishing. Archived from the original on 15 April 2014. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Michel's Almshouses". Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC). Retrieved 8 July 2015.

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Coordinates: 51°27′26.78″N 0°18′8.84″W / 51.4574389°N 0.3024556°W / 51.4574389; -0.3024556