The Old Workhouse, Brook Street, Slapton, Devon

The Old Workhouse, Brook Street, Slapton, Devon
Photograph taken 11 July 2002 © Kenneth Dent. Source Historic England Archive ref: 99872

The old parish workhouse is dated 1822 and is said to have been built from the rent of the curate's house. It probably closed after the Kingsbridge Poor Law Union built a new union workhouse in Kingsbridge in 1837. It was converted into a house in the early 20th century.

Location

Devon Slapton

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

workhouse poor law Georgian (1714 - 1836)