Monument record 0581600000 - OXFORD ROAD WORKHOUSE

Summary

Site of early nineteenth century workhouse at Aylesbury, known from historical records.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • WORKHOUSE (Built 1829, 19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)

Description

NEW WORKHOUSE ERECTED 1829 ON THE SPOT NOW OCCUPIED BY THE SILK MILL, MOUNT STREET & THE NATIONAL SCHOOL. IT COST 3000 POUNDS & SERVED TILL THE AYLESBURY UNION WAS FORMED & A NEW ONE BUILT (SEE CASS 5817). PREMISES PARTLY CONVERTED TO SILK MILL (B1-2).
NOW DEMOLISHED; NGR TO SITE OF SILK MILL (B3,B5).

Sources (5)

  • <1>SBC14258 Bibliographic reference: SHEAHAN P57.
  • <2>SBC5653 Bibliographic reference: Robert Gibbs. 1885. A History of Aylesbury. PP611-612,624- 628.
  • <3>SBC10202 Map: OS 1878/1879 1:500 MAP.
  • <4>SBC667 Graphic material: 1992. AYLESBURY GALLERY, BCM (FEB 1992)(SEE ALSO BCM PHOTO AYL/960).
  • <5>SBC12025 Verbal communication: PIKE A R FEB 1992.

Location

Grid reference SP 81600 13700 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish AYLESBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Oct 9 2013 6:49PM

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