Pates Almshouses, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Pates Almshouses, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Photograph taken 05 October 2000 © Mr David Ross LRPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 474070

These almshouses were built in 1811. They replaced an earlier set of almshouses on the High Street. They were originally founded in 1574 by Richard Pate. Pate was an important and respected man in the 16th century. He was probably born in Cheltenham and later moved to Gloucester. He represented Gloucester in Parliament on a number of occasions. He made many other charitable donations.

Location

Gloucestershire Cheltenham

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

almshouse social welfare philanthropy charity Georgian (1714 - 1836)