SO2242 : Harley's Almshouses, Hay-on-Wye

taken 7 years ago, near to Hay-on-Wye, Powys, Great Britain

Harley's Almshouses, Hay-on-Wye
Harley's Almshouses, Hay-on-Wye
Located on Church Road, near the start of Brecon Road, these former almshouses date from 1832.
A stone plaque LinkExternal link built into the wall records the origin of the almshouses.
Below are a few of the many original stipulations as to who could reside here. Candidates must...

1)...have been residents in the town of Hay or of some other place within the county of Brecon.
2)...be members of the Church of England. Papists (ie Roman Catholics) and Dissenters were specifically stated to be ineligible.
3)...be widows or spinsters of 60 years of age at least.

There were other regulations regarding cleanliness and good behaviour.

At the far end of the almshouses is Loggin Cottage LinkExternal link built on the site of a former toll house.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Jaggery and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SO2242, 342 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 30 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 July, 2010
Category
Almshouses   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 226 420 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:4.2562N 3:7.8380W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 227 421
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 233 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register