The Priory, Lewisham High Street, Lewisham, London, the residence of John Thackeray, Esq.

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RIBApix ref no RIBA68866
Artist/PhotographerBurton, C.
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1800
Image Date1819
ViewExterior
StyleGothic Revival
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceSC132/98
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This house was possibly on the site of the medieval Lewisham Priory; certainly a 17th mansion of that name was built on what became Lewisham High Street. The house stood on the west side of the street, just north of where John Thackeray (the house's owner at the time of this print) endowed what are now known as Thackeray's Almshouses (1840, a Grade II listed building). The house was demolished in 1932. Please note, this is not the same house as seen in RIBA68864.

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houses