Fifteenth century Priest's House Itchingfield, West Sussex

Fifteenth century Priest's House Itchingfield, West Sussex
Photograph taken 23 September 2002 © Historic England Archive/Mr Cyril Selby LRPS, LMPA ref: 299296

Monks looked after the poor, elderly and infirm from the twelfth century. After the Reformation Churches continued to help the poor. This tiny building was once used as an almshouse

Location

West Sussex Itchingfield

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Themes

Tags

poverty poor law workhouse priest religion alms