TQ3282 : Haberdashers' Aske's almshouses

taken 7 years ago, near to Shoreditch, Islington, Great Britain

Haberdashers' Aske's almshouses
Haberdashers' Aske's almshouses
Along Pitfield Street in Hoxton is this magnificent building which was built by the Haberdashers' Aske's Livery Company. Robert Aske, a Master of the Company in the 18th century, established a foundation to finance the building of Almshouses within a mile of the City of London. By the early 19th century however, the houses were collapsing so they were demolished and a school was erected in 1825. Today, the Haberdashers' Aske's schools are in Hertfordshire and this fine structure has been converted into apartments.
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TQ3282, 847 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 22 November, 2010   (more nearby)
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Monday, 22 November, 2010
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Historic building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 329 827 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.6758N 0:5.0992W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 329 827
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