Kendall Almshouses, Colchester, Essex

Kendall Almshouses, Colchester, Essex
Photograph taken 14 January 2003 © Mr Wilfred N. Winder. Source Historic England Archive ref: 117109

This shows two blocks of almshouses. They were constructed in 1791 and 1803 by John Kendall. Kendall built 'eight almshouses for widows whose husbands have died in Winsley's almshouses, or in default of such, for other single women'.

Location

Essex Colchester

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

charity philanthropy social welfare poor almshouse Georgian (1714 - 1836)