A chimneybreast with a datestone of 1680 in a flat in the hall of St Mary's Hospital

Date:
1926 - 1940
Location:
St Mary's Hospital, St Martin's Square, Chichester, West Sussex
Reference:
OP09537
Type:
Photograph (Developing Out Paper Print)
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Description

The original medieval hall of St Mary's Hospital (or almshouses) was converted into eight flats during the 17th century and chimneys were added to provide fireplaces for each unit.

Archival History

This photograph was withdrawn from the open Red Box Collection for conservation reasons during the 2011-12 Red Box Project.

Content

This is part of the Series: RBO01/41 Early Photographic Print Collection: West Sussex; within the Collection: RBO01 Early Photographic Print Collection

Rights

Source: Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Malcolm Mcneille And Company

Keywords

Stuart Architecture, Chimney, Medieval Almshouse