Seamen's Hospital, Whitby, North Yorkshire

Seamen's Hospital, Whitby, North Yorkshire
Photograph taken 06 March 2002 © Mr John Turner. Source Historic England Archive ref: 326617

The original Hospital was founded in 1675-6 for distressed sailors and their families. It was converted in to almshouses in the 18th century. These buildings date from Gilbert Scott's rebuilding in 1842.

Location

North Yorkshire Whitby

Period

Stuart (1603 - 1713)

Tags

hospital almshouse charity poor philanthropy Stuart (1603 - 1713)