Bede Houses, Main Street, Belton, Lincolnshire

Bede Houses, Main Street, Belton, Lincolnshire
Photograph taken 13 June 2006 © Mr James Brown. Source Historic England Archive ref: 382918

These almshouses are dated 1659. They were remodelled in 1827. They are charitable buildings provided for workers on the Belton estate by the Brownlow family of Belton House. They were originally built for Alice, Lady Brownlow, then remodelled for the first Earl Brownlow. They were originally intended to house 6 women. They were remodelled again as 2 houses in c1935.

Location

Lincolnshire Belton

Period

Stuart (1603 - 1713)

Tags

almshouse charity philanthropy poor Stuart (1603 - 1713)