Poor Priests Hospital, Stour Street, Canterbury, Kent

Poor Priests Hospital, Stour Street, Canterbury, Kent
Photograph taken 14 March 2003 © Mr David E. Horwood. Source Historic England Archive ref: 443436

The Poor Priests' Hospital was founded in 1217 to provide care and shelter for sick and needy priests. It was built on the banks of the River Stour as were other similar buildings in Canterbury. It now houses a museum.

Location

Kent Canterbury

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

hospital welfare poor priest almshouse health Medieval (1066 - 1484)