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Almshouses

07 January 2010

1816 – St John’s Home, Drogheda, Co. Louth

St John’s Home is made of two ranges of buildings. Each building contains two houses of three bays and two storeys. The buildings are linked by a screen wall. The gables of the...

07 January 2010

1740 – The Alleys, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Behind St Peter’s Church of Ireland are these attractive houses built as a refuge for widows of clergy. There are four terraces of houses, each house of four bays and two storeys. The...

10 December 2009

1886 – Alms House, Rupert Street, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Architect: E. Henry Edwards Perspective view published in The Building News, March 5th 1885.

05 November 2009

1838 – Protestant Almshouse, Youghal, Co. Cork

Architect: William Tinsley Reportedly designed in 1826 but not built for over a decade, the Protestant Asylum was built in 1838 by the Protestant Relief Society to provide rooms for the homeless. It...

05 November 2009

1610 – Almshouses, Youghal, Co. Cork

Endowed by Sir Richard Boyle to house six old soldiers, who were to receive a pension of £5 per annum. This service was later extended to include widows. The six houses were built...

29 September 2009

1847 – Widow’s Almshouses, Rockcorry, Co. Monaghan

A fine stone Georgian terrace of four houses with brick surrounds to the windows and doors. Constructed as almshouses for “destitute widows” by Joseph Griffiths.

27 September 2009

1880 – Almshouses, Springfield, Essex

Architect: Joseph Clarke “These alms-houses have been erected by two ladies as a memorial, from the designs of Mr. Joseph Clarke, F.S.A. They are built of red brick, flint walls, and timbered gables,...

08 June 2009

1906 – Alms Houses, The Hendre, Monmouth, Wales

Architect: Aston Webb

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