Almshouses, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Almshouses, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
Photograph taken 09 November 2001 © Lorna Freeman. Source Historic England Archive ref: 126098

These are a remarkable and intact group of Jacobean almshouses. They were built in 1612 and cost £1,000. They are designed in an "I"-plan in honour of James I. They were paid for by a Sir Baptist Hicks, a wealthy local merchant.

Location

Gloucestershire Chipping Campden

Period

Stuart (1603 - 1713)

Tags

almshouse social welfare philanthropy charity jacobean Stuart (1603 - 1713)