Monument record EWL 018 - Elmswell Almhouses

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Almshouses shown on Ogilby's map, 1675


Grid reference TL 9826 6361 (point)
Map sheet TL96SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Almhouses shown on Ogilby's map, 1675 (S1)
See also EWL 004

(TL 98276361) Almshouses (NR). (S2)

A single storied red brick building. A stone in a central brick gable records that it was founded by Sir Robert Gardner in 1614 for sick poor widows. Grade II. (S3)

As described and still occupied. (S4)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Cartographic materials: John Ogilby. 1675. John Ogilby's Travellers Guide. Map.
  • <S2> Map: OS. OS Map. OS 6" 1958.
  • <S3> Index: DoE. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. DOE (HHR) Thedwastre RD suff 1951 7.
  • <S4> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 NKB 24-FEB-71.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 31 2021 12:48PM

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