TF2374 : Hemingby Almshouses

taken 8 years ago, near to Hemingby, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Hemingby Almshouses
Hemingby Almshouses
Row of almshouses seen to the N boundary of the churchyard. There is an inscription which reads 'This Hospital and School were erected in the year 1727 by Jane Dymoke'
Jane Dymoke established a yearly allowance for four poor widows of Lincolnshire to live in the hospital. There was a 145 acre farm associated with the hospital for revenue purposes. The four almswomen received a weekly allowance of two shillings and thrupence, plus coal.
Jane Dymoke's charity also allowed for about four apprentices to be in training in Hemingby at any one time.
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Date Taken
Friday, 5 February, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 February, 2010
Category
Almshouses   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 237 744 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:15.1640N 0:8.8047W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 237 744
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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