The interior of the Great Chamber of Lyddington Bede House
- 1916 - 1933
- Lyddington Bede House, Bluecoat Lane, Lyddington, Rutland
- Photograph (Negative)
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Lyddington Bede House originated as the medieval wing of a palace belonging to the Bishops of Lincoln. By 1600 it had passed to Sir Thomas Cecil, son of Queen Elizabeth’s chief minister, who converted it into an almshouse for 12 poor ‘bedesmen’ over 30 years old and two women (over 45).
This is part of the Collection: ROU01 Routh, T E
Source: Historic England Archive
Photographer: Routh, T E
Great Chamber, Almshouse, Bishops Palace