Berkeley's Hospital, Worcester, Worcestershire

Berkeley's Hospital, Worcester, Worcestershire
Photograph taken 11 June 2006 © Mr John Burrows DPAGB. Source Historic England Archive ref: 146872

This hospital was endowed by Robert Berkeley of Spetchley in 1692 to provide accommodation for 12 poor men. The courtyard is flanked by 6 identical houses on either side of it and is a delightful Renaissance style group of buildings.

Location

Worcestershire Worcester

Period

Stuart (1603 - 1713)

Tags

house hospital almshouse rennaissance philanthropy poor poverty Stuart (1603 - 1713)